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November 27, 2017
I hope you kneel
I hope you kneel in broad daylight under the noonday sun on the moist Mother...
December 16, 2015
A Little Christmas Hope
The Nativity scene is one of my favorite parts of the Advent/Christmas season. Remembering the...
December 21, 2014
Advent, Anticipation, Agnostic. Touch me — Let’s Give Birth to Ourselves, conjunto
Knowledge has always fascinated me. How do we know, what do we know, how are...
December 19, 2014
A Highway of Liberation: A #BlackLivesMatter Sermon for Advent
The past month has made it abundantly clear that black people in this country suffer...
December 18, 2014
This Advent, Think Different. What Is GOD Waiting For?
It’s Advent again. This is the time, leading up to Christmas, when we reflect upon...
December 13, 2014
Jesus Did NOT Come To Save Your Sins
I used to know it all. I used to have it all figured out. I...
December 12, 2014
Christmas Eve, Incarnation, and Knowing Mary
The setting was perfection. Large gothic sanctuary, slate floor, wooden pews with iron candle holders,...
December 08, 2014
Sacred, Pregnant Waiting
Advent. This time of year has always been somewhat sacred to me. Despite the fact that...
December 24, 2012
May Christmas be Filled with Mouse Poop and Camel Spit By Randy S. Woodley
In this cynical and snarky world in which we live, we are getting pretty good...
December 23, 2012
God the Father and Embryo
Advent suggests so many mysteries of God's patience. One rarely commented case is God as...
December 22, 2012
Tragic loss of children, birth of a child…redemptive hope-filled imagination.
No matter where I seem to go this Christmas I can't seem to get out...
December 22, 2012
This being the season of Advent; I think it’s worth taking a moment to identify...
December 16, 2012
There must be more
The first Advent was rather private, rural, shameful. Nine months in the womb of a...
December 02, 2012
The Annunciation – A Divinely Human Moment
In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a...
December 21, 2011
The Magi Myth
I have no real problem with believing that actual Magi saw a funky astrological phenomenon...
December 20, 2011
Christmas…a revolution birthed in pain
" Silent night, Holy night...all is calm, all is bright ", every christmas we sing...
December 14, 2011
Advent’s Economic Good News
It’s Advent, and I am waiting for Jesus, trying to keep my eyes open to...
December 13, 2011
And Our Eyes At Last Shall See Him
In our family, we saturate the airwaves with Christmas music during the Advent season. We...
December 12, 2011
( Mary...East Vancouver 2007 ) It's late Sunday evening and I'm working on the computer...
December 10, 2011
Tis the Season…
Christmas just isn't so much my season. I'm not a Scrooge exactly, but maybe just his...
December 09, 2011
But How Amazing Is It That We Get To Help?
This Advent we are looking at the Christmas story through the lens of the Mission...
December 08, 2011
Is God Coming? An Advent Poem
Is God coming? God is here! Can’t you see him all around you? From the...
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