Tag Archives: Grace it Forward

10,000 Hours, A practice of Staying Awake….

A reflection on the Propers for 27A, Matthew 25:1-13 for Stewardship Sunday Twenty years ago, when I was a seminary student, my mentor in the ordination process use to say “Keep awake, for you know neither the day nor the … Continue reading

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A Selfie of God….

A reflection on the readings for Proper 24A: Exodus 33:12-23 and Matthew 22:15-21 How many of you have your cell phones on you? If your cell phone has a camera, take out your cell phone and take a picture of … Continue reading

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Grace Rising, Unstoppable!

A reflection on the readings for Proper 23A: Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 The other night I had a sudden urge to make homemade bread. I looked through the cabinets and found all the ingredients: yeast, honey, olive oil, whole wheat … Continue reading

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Just the Basics…..

A reflection on the readings for Proper 20A: Exodus 16:2-15; Matthew 20:1-16 Every day, all around us, on street corners and the exit ramps of highways we see them. People who are struggling, people who have deep needs for the basics, … Continue reading

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Nurturing an Attitude of Gratitude

A stewardship reflection for Sunday morning…. Several years ago a woman and her friend and their 5 children, all under the age of 6, attempted to go to the zoo. The friend had season passes, making for a fun, inexpensive … Continue reading

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