No Place Too Far

In 2016, ABC News ran a story about a woman named Tiffany Otterbeck.  Tiffany and her husband had had a baby, she’d gone on parental leave, and now, she had returned to work.  One night, even though she was exhausted from working all day and then caring for her young daughter, she decided that she was … More No Place Too Far

What We Listen For

“A man and a woman were walking along a crowded sidewalk in New York City.  Suddenly, the woman, who was a zoologist, said, ‘Listen to the lovely sound of that cricket,’ but the man could not hear the sound.  He asked: “How can you possibly hear a cricket, in the middle of all of this noise, and … More What We Listen For

40 Days

In the late 1800’s, the Union Pacific Railroad was being built. Rail tracks were being laid across the whole country to connect passengers and goods from coast to coast.  It was a massive construction project.  As a section of track in the western United States was being laid, the construction team came to a large canyon. It … More 40 Days

Going Deep

Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, our Savior, who calls us into deep waters.  Amen. Our Gospel story from the book of Luke is the calling of the first disciples.  These are fisherman.  These are just ordinary guys who are going about their work, minding their own business, cleaning, and repairing their … More Going Deep