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

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When I first read this quote, I quickly thought, “Ugh, that one sounds like it comes from the front of a greeting card.”  I stopped for a moment and read it again, and that’s when I caught the word “one.”  Not “one” as in you only have one opportunity per day, but “one” as in … Continue reading 86,400 seconds