Saying No and Saying Yes: An Ash Wednesday Meditation

Lent is really about saying no to some things so we can say yes to others. An Ash Wednesday Meditation on Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 and Isaiah 58:6-9. [Read more…]

No Easy Answers: Reflections on Matthew 6:24-34

Jesus’ teachings are digging tools that undercut the foundation of my house . . . which makes them so very annoying. [Read more…]

Sketchy Scenes: Reflections on this Sunday Scriptures

When I hear the teachings about loving our enemies and turning the other cheek, I feel discouraged. What is Jesus really getting at in such “extreme” scenes? Reflections on this Sunday scripture texts…. [Read more…]