Play and Holy Week

Play and Holy Week

My daughters have been playing a lot of dress up lately. I’m not sure where or how we came to possess so many costumes and dresses but I have been thankful for them during this pandemic. It has brought joy to watch them play and pretend, creating new worlds and...
Share your Sacred Space

Share your Sacred Space

It feels odd that Holy Week begins this coming Monday.  Most years it’s a sense of surprise, something like, “I can’t believe it’s already Holy Week!”  This year, however, there is not much surprise. When suspension of public worship was announced most of us had the...
The Living Word

The Living Word

“He said to me, O mortal, eat what is offered to you; eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel. So I opened my mouth, and he gave me the scroll to eat. He said to me, Mortal, eat this scroll that I give you and fill your stomach with it. Then I ate it;...
The Sacred Spaces Project

The Sacred Spaces Project

One of the ways in which rituals do their work (convey meaning, provide comfort) is through their consistency. We do the same thing in our ritual practice over and over again and our rituals shape us through that consistency. As we think about going through Holy Week...
Lament, Loss, and Longing

Lament, Loss, and Longing

Scripture has much to show us about the presence of God in the midst of our loss. As we received the announcement this week from our bishop, The Rt. Rev. Robert Skirving, that public worship would be suspended through April it hit me that we are not going to be...