Thank You – Prayerful Tuesday

32 Let the afflicted see it and be glad! You who seek God— let your hearts beat strong again -- Psalm 69: 32 (CEB) 30 But I will give great thanks to the Lord with my mouth; among a great crowd I will praise God!  -- Psalm 109:30 (CEB) This past January John and I visited Boston … Continue reading Thank You – Prayerful Tuesday

Re-Membering our God Connection, Prayerful Tuesday

For the Celtic Christian their religious life and their everyday life were tightly bound together.  They filled their days with prayer beginning with prayers of thanksgiving for waking up and continuing on to making the fire and milking the cow, all the way to prayers of thanks for the day as they went to their rest.  Today … Continue reading Re-Membering our God Connection, Prayerful Tuesday

To Offend the Pharisees – Prayerful Tuesday

Matthew 5;20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. For some reason one of the major meanings of Matt 5: 20 keeps popping up on FaceBook, newspapers, lots of places.  I keep seeing cartoons and memes like these all over the … Continue reading To Offend the Pharisees – Prayerful Tuesday

Salt and Light

Sermon, Queen Anne Christian Church February 9, 2014 I was supposed to preach yesterday, but because of snow all of the streets to the church were closed.  You see Queen Anne Christian Church is at the top of Queen Anne Hill and the wise DOT decided it was too dangerous for people to drive up … Continue reading Salt and Light

Intention as a Spiritual Practice – Prayerful Tuesday

  Matthew 5:13-20: (NRSV)   13You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled underfoot.    14You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. … Continue reading Intention as a Spiritual Practice – Prayerful Tuesday