September 6, 2020

Dear Friends, Yesterday’s Chicago Tribune reported that 30 million migrating birds were predicted to fly over Illinois on Thursday night, with some 180,000 passing directly over the city. Local birding organizations encouraged us to shut off our lights to keep from disrupting the birds’ migration and to keep cats indoors. I left my windows open to see […]Read more “September 6, 2020”

Hope that We Can Change, Too

“But [the Canaanite woman] came and knelt before him, saying, ‘Lord, help me.’ He answered, ‘It is not fair to take the children’s food and throw it to the dogs.’ She said, ‘Yes, Lord, yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.’ Matthew 15:25-27 + In the Name of God: […]Read more “Hope that We Can Change, Too”

God is Community – Beloved Community

+In the Name of God: Creator, Redeemer, and Life-giver, our one true God for ever.  Amen. Good morning.  Today is Trinity Sunday, a statement that is unlikely to stir anyone’s soul, and, in many ways, seems completely irrelevant to what’s been going on in this country during these past days and weeks. I certainly thought […]Read more “God is Community – Beloved Community”

Still Learning, Still Sharing, Still Praying

+In the Name of God: who has called us to be Christ’s Body in the world. Amen. They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Acts 2:42 If you’ve ever been to a baptism in an Episcopal Church, then you’ve heard the words I just quoted […]Read more “Still Learning, Still Sharing, Still Praying”