Crossing over

June 20, 2021
 It is a Sunday morning in Advent in the year 1511. In a palm-roofed church in the New World, a Dominican friar named Antonio de Montesinos ascends the pulpit. His…
I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks…

Binding the strong man

June 6, 2021
Every year a competition is held to determine who is the world’s strongest man. A group of men gather together at some site. Normally these men are big. The smallest…

Triangles

May 30, 2021
You have heard the old saying: Two’s company, three’s a crowd. I suppose that means when two people are getting along well with another, that if you add another person,…

You will receive power

May 23, 2021
In 1975 I entered Mount Allison University, located in Sackville, New Brunswick after doing a year in Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. My plan at the time was to do…

The Matrix

May 16, 2021
When I was in seminary at Knox College, I did a history course one time called Modernism and Fundamentalism. It was about movements in Christianity, in particular in the early…

As I have loved you

May 9, 2021
  Several years ago, I frequently went to internet site called Sarahlaughed.net and read the lectionary musings of Sarah Dylan Breuer an Anglican Laywoman who had a Master of Philosophy…

Abide

May 2, 2021
I have in my library, a book that is very dear to me and treasured. It was written over twenty years ago by Father William J. Bausch who is now…

A shepherd’s love

April 25, 2021
I have been accused that my sermons sometimes are too much about love. And it is probably a fair accusation. It is what I think God is all about, and…

The Communications Gap

April 18, 2021
Listening is not easy. To really listen to another person is a lot of hard work. Most of the time when we are in a conversation with a person we…