5 Aug 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Lost & Found”

For the Son of Man came to seek out and to save the lost. Luke 19:10 (NRSV) Because I lose things, I can relate to Luke's stories of the lost sheep, the lost coin and the lost son in chapter 15. I can relate because – in the past year...
29 Jul 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Being Present”

“Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 He handed me the holy card from her funeral; I knew it was a sacred gift and accepted it as such. One of the...
22 Jul 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “A Pilgrimage”

And when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left, your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, 'This is the way; walk in it'. Isaiah 30:21 The Camino pilgramage is a parable of discerning God's will. Walking the 800 km...
15 Jul 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Sometimes Too Full?”

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Philippians 2:3 (NRSV) Sometimes, the real problem lies with us. Upset because you were sure you were right, but others disagreed with...
8 Jul 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Fleeting Beauty”

The mighty one, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting. Psalm 50:1 I have started a sort of picture collection of sunsets. The drive home from work is made more enjoyable by frequently...
1 Jul 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “God Makes All Things Grow”

The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. Mark 4:26-27 The COVID Stall; this last year we could no longer...
24 Jun 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Raising Milo”

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46:10 (NRSV) Raising Milo is a three-person job. He's a handsome black and white cocker spaniel, who joined our family in...
17 Jun 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Juneteenth”

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective. James 5:16(NRSV) This is a time of deep reflection on race in our country. Juneteenth...
10 Jun 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Where are the Fish?”

And he (Jesus) said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fish for people." Matthew 4:19 (NRSV) What happens when we can’t see the fish? My son and I were looking at a pond where there were supposed to be fish. “Where are the...
29 Apr 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Oh boy!”

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Philppians 4:4 Jacob's presence at Sunday Eucharist is difficult to go unnoticed. He doesn't regulate his speaking volume, often calls out at inopportune times and has a sense of...