Ironically, it seems that the areas of my life where I am most confident are often the areas that I also seek praise or positive feedback.
Faithful and loving God, we continue to marvel in your willingness to take our burdens from us.
Hopefully, I’ve said these things to you before, but it seems like it is important to say them again.
Last week’s lectionary brought us both the Beatitudes and Micah 6:6-8. Since I preached on the Beatitudes, I chose to pray Micah 6 (my prayer based on the Beatitudes […]
Do not seek your own advantage, but that of the other. – 1 Corinthians 10:24 (NRSV) In May, I participated in one of the Faith and Poverty Forums sponsored by […]
Human one, I’ve made you a lookout for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from me, deliver my warning. f I declare that the wicked will die […]
My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, – James 1:2 (NRSV) I’m currently reading the book of James. Although I’ve read […]
Good leadership includes the courage and strength to confess when I’m wrong and have abused my power.
As I sit in northern Wisconsin this morning, I am bombarded with weather forecasts (we do LOVE talking about the weather in Wisconsin). I’m looking at the road conditions deciding when […]
Yesterday was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Our school district used to have this day off, but then switched it to Yom Kippur. One of the reasons they gave was […]