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The Omega Point: Where Science and Religion Converge

I just finished reading The Luminous Web by Barbara Brown Taylor. This is the fourth book I have read by Taylor, and although it is not her best-known work, I think this short essay collection is very fine. 783 more words


The Mark of Discipleship: The Way of Love

A Sermon for 13 April 2017 – Maundy Thursday

A reading from the gospel of John 13:1-17, 31b-35.  Listen for God’s word to us as we hear the gospel of John’s rendering of Jesus’ last night with his disciples. 1,616 more words


Holy Week, Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017

Repent, Rebirth, Reconcile, Rejoice, Redemption, Restore

Scripture References:

Lamentations 3:1-9, 19-24 (19-24)
The thought of my affliction and my homelessness is wormwood and gall! 774 more words


Saving my life: Morning Prayers edition.

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at Morning Prayers, the brief service held every weekday at Harvard’s Memorial Church, across the Square from where I work. 333 more words



Sleep. Prayer. Exercise. Reading a good book; working on a craft project, a hobby, a labor of love.


I don’t rest. I don’t feel like I do enough in a week to “deserve” it, and so instead I shoehorn in an episode of something here, twenty guilty minutes of reading there. 502 more words


Blood & Bone Duet

“Your mother is a woman, and women like her cannot be contained” –Warsan Shire
“She took as much care as if she had been the mother of us all, and served us as if she had been the daughter of us all.” –St. 2,275 more words