Talk with the Preacher

We ended yoga class and Wednesday Night Words discussion on Luke 24 and vocation with this beautiful poem by Mary Oliver, my favorite. Wild Geese  by Mary Oliver You do not...

Kindness Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand,...

What to Remember When Waking David Whyte In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake, coming back to this life from the other more secret, moveable and frighteningly honest...

Roses, Late Summer What happens to the leaves after they turn red and golden and fall away? What happens to the singing birds when they can’t sing any longer? What happens...

A poem from Sufi mystic Hafiz this morning: With That Moon Language Admit something: Everyone you see, you say to them,  “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud;...

I think I am going to try something new around here.  One of my favorite things to do, especially on a beautiful morning like this one, when the sun is pouring...

The weather outside today is absolutely frigid. Today’s cold spell follows a few weeks of steely gray skies and torrential rain, leaving everybody in the city soggy and cold, even when...

Recently we said goodbye to our friend and colleague, Amparo Palacios, who died November 14. Amparo was dear to many of us, who knew her as Pastor Edgar‘s wife . ....

Somehow I came to know about a poet called Gypsee Yo, who lives in Atlanta.  I saw a YouTube video of her performing a poem and then read some of her...

This is the last of our Telling Stories series in worship.  It has been a fun and wild ride, with everyone participating.  In this final piece of art in the collection,...