December 8, 2019

“Hope is a waking dream.” These are the words of Greek Philosopher, Aristotle and I was drawn to them this week. Because we are living in a time that cries out for hope, it is a moment that begs for hope! There is a long list of things that feel hopeless- parts of our...

December 1, 2019

Please join me in a spirit of prayer.

 May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart
 be pleasing in your sight,
 Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. Amen.

Today is the first Sunday in Advent, which in the Christian tradition, is the beginning of a new...

November 24, 2019

One of the reasons I say the preachers prayer from Psalm 19:14 each week before I speak is because I am in awe, humbled by the task before me. It is a privilege and a challenge to be tasked with offering something for you each week, especially this one. I covet your pr...

November 10, 2019

It was a time when evil had found its way into positions of power and there was confusion, misunderstanding and all manner of speculation about the right way to think and live. The community was becoming more polarized by the day. And some argued vehemently that what w...

November 3, 2019

This week people across a wide variety of cultures and creeds ritualized this time of year, where transition is palpable. It is a time between seasons and lifecycles. The nights grow longer and colder. The leaves wither and fall; the winds shift. The sun shines other p...

October 27, 2019

“Take only what you need.
Take only that which is given.” 

These are just some of the beautiful words found in the book Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. She is a mother, a scientist, decorated professor and a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and she po...

October 20, 2019

1 I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come?

2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

These ancient words from the poetry of the Psalms were most likely referring to the hills of Jerusalem, the sacred city. Lifting one’s eyes, meant lo...

October 13, 2019

It was October of 1998 when the US House of Representatives voted to commence impeachment proceedings against the 42nd president of the United States, for “high crimes and misdemeanors” which were lying under oath and obstruction of justice.

I was a...

September 22, 2019

On Friday, there was magic in the air and solidarity in the streets. Even though it was only in the hundreds in downtown Boulder, the day across our world was remarkable. We are a part of a global expression and now it is a critical mass, a large number of us who are e...

September 15, 2019

The Chandogya Upanishad is considered to be among the earliest Upanishads, coming from the Vedas, the oldest source of what we label as Hinduism.  It is called Tat Twam Asi, translated as “That thou art,” and the story goes something like this. (6.1.1. ) There was a bo...

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