Prayer for Letting Go

Prayer for Letting Go

Gracious God, I ask your help in letting go: Of ideals, old habits and patterns that no longer serve me well. That limit my beliefs and hinder my abilities. May I remember that letting go Is a healthy reminder to rely on you. In letting go I learn joy and practice...
One Love

One Love

What could one woman teach Jesus about love? The answer might surprise us. Perhaps we should also ask what could one woman teach us about love or racial identity or segregation or discrimination? The story of the Canaanite Woman is powerful. It demonstrates the depth...
A Prayer from the Streets of Charlottesville

A Prayer from the Streets of Charlottesville

The events in Charlottesville, Virginia have brought forth many ugly memories. These events remind us that though we have come far, we still have much farther to travel. The prayer below is from Seminarian Lauren Grubaugh. You can find the original post here. To the...
Pull the Oar

Pull the Oar

Today’s passage is simple enough. It isn’t about pointing a finger at Peter and telling him to have a deeper faith. It isn’t about us having a deeper or stronger faith than Peter demonstrates.  Our passage this morning is about having the faith...
Preparing for Sunday: Walking on Water

Preparing for Sunday: Walking on Water

It’s a well known story. After feeding the five thousand Jesus spends some time alone. The disciples take a boat back across the lake. At some point Jesus gets up and heads towards the disciples, walking on water across the lake. At first they think they see a...

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