February, 2016

Joseph the Dreamer

Joseph the Dreamer

Joseph’s childhood must have been filled with an abundance of daddy love, for Israel (another name for Jacob) loved him the most of all his eleven sons. Joseph, the “master dreamer”, was Israel’s son of his old age and of […]

What’s Underneath?

What's Underneath?

(Jeremiah 17:5-10, Psalm 1:1-4,6, Luke 16:19-31) A frustrated apartment dweller in New York City wanted to get rid of the trash that had accumulated in her home during the Sanitation Department strike. Using her ingenuity, she packed the trash in […]

Deepening Our Lent

Deepening Our Lent

(Isaiah 1: 10, 16-20, Psalm 50, Matthew 23: 1-12) Thomas Aquinas taught, “Grace builds on nature.” Science tells us that efforts to make a change hit a critical point in the third week. Change can become a habit in the […]