Imaginary Conversation

Imaginary Conversation

Below is a wonderful poem by Linda Pastan titled Imaginary Conversation. I used it as a sermon illustration a few weeks ago and felt that it deserved to have its own place.  Imaginary Conversation You tell me to live each day as if it were my last. This is in the...
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...
Preparing for Sunday: In

Preparing for Sunday: In

‘In’ is a small word that is loaded with meaning.  What does it mean to be ‘in’? To be part of the ‘in’ crowd To be ‘in’ love To be ‘in’volved A small word which carriers depth of meaning. Our passage for...
Preparing for Sunday: The Triumphal Entry

Preparing for Sunday: The Triumphal Entry

We continue to journey with Jesus towards Jerusalem. The long days of Lent and our reflection on what it means to follow Jesus continue. This Sunday we will enter into Jerusalem with Jesus and his disciples. We will join with the crowds and shout, Hosanna to the Son...
Preparing for Sunday: God’s Love

Preparing for Sunday: God’s Love

This Sunday we find ourselves reading one of the most oft-quoted pieces of scripture, John 3:16. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” A wonderful promise...
Preparing for Sunday: Lent

Preparing for Sunday: Lent

Lent is the season which leads up to Easter. It begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. It lasts forty days, not counting Sunday’s. The word ‘Lent’ comes from the Anglo Saxon word ‘lencten’ which means spring.  The number forty...

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