welcoming Darkness to the table

This Advent season, I have been sitting with longtime companions, Darkness and Light.  As I grow in age, and perhaps wisdom, I've begun to appreciate the necessity of both.  I find that in Advent, we sometimes want to "hurry up" Darkness so we can arrive at the Light.  I'm learning how to sit at the … Continue reading welcoming Darkness to the table

the things we carry: songs and sacred spaces

Message for Mary Sunday, contemplative service, December 2, 2018 This week, I have spent some time gazing at various artistic renderings of Mary and Elizabeth and Mary singing the Magnificat hoping to glean some insight as to what Mary was carrying with her in that moment of song.  As you can imagine, various artists interpret … Continue reading the things we carry: songs and sacred spaces

sermon: Farmer Boy and resting in the spirit

I shared this sermon at our contemplative service a handful of years ago.  As we round out May and Mental Health Awareness month, I thought I would repost it.  ~cameron This week, I've been struck by the intermingling of mental health and spiritual health in several situations that have come my way.  They brought to … Continue reading sermon: Farmer Boy and resting in the spirit