Slightly religious, God without boundaries, wanderer, traveller, ragged, unwell, vulnerable vagabond, needing a comforter, surfing the cosmos while riding the swell. Lover unlimited, hanging on providence, trusting the whim and the will of the crowd; twisting and …read more
To simply bask in ignorance, to shy away from facts, can masquerade as ‘simple faith’, or veil our foolish acts; and then the world will look at us, a church so old and stale, no longer worth …read more
God, whose love is always stronger… Than our weakness, pride and fear,
In your world, we pray and wonder… How to be more faithful here.
“God’s on each side, God loves us all…” Andrew Pratt’s words to “Amazing Grace” give us the balanced view from both sides of conflict. No one wins until we all do.read more
Lift high the banner of these games, in this Olympic year, that as we forge relationships, respect might cast out fear.read more
We recognize the depth of love, the grace that held us from our birth, but all too soon we lose our grasp and other things have greater worth.read more
Timely song from the collaboration of Jim Burklo and the late, amazing Lisa Atkinson.read more
Who can know the different pathways
that have brought us to this day,
sharp felt scars, forgotten mem’ries
words affirm, or facts betray?
“Mother us gently, Father us lightly, God of our being, ground of our care…”read more
Hymn words from David Stevenson…”. Welcome doubt! Refine our thinking, Urge us further into light; Lead us to a greater dawning. From the shadows of our night…”read more
A new hymn from John Schimminger of St. John’s-Grace Episcopal Church, Buffalo NYread more
Increasingly aware that the words of traditional hymnody are challenging and even prohibitive for those whose faith does not include the dogmaread more