May Newsletter 2018

So, “how are we doing?” I hear you ask. We’re trying a new format for our newsletter this month. Instead of feedback on our family and projects within this post, we are going to provide links to posts that we have written to be ongoing feedback. Just...

Vision and mission

Reflexive thinking, the ability to think about our thinking, is one of the defining characteristics between ourselves and animals (one of the others being that no self respecting animal would spend nearly as much time on Facebook as so many of us seem to do). The...

Pentecost Prayers

(An excerpt from a Pentecost liturgy. I was deeply touched by the weight of these prayers. I hope that you will find praying them as meaningful as I did.)  Spirit of God, you are the breath of creation, the wind of change that blows through our lives; come now and...

Reflections on Lent 2018

Lent: why I failed miserably, and yet it seems I’m going to be ok. I was so pumped up for the Lent fast this year. It sounded like such an awesome adventure for us. Turns out it was more a great idea I’d had for others to do, and for me to write about. What a...

#glitz. #glamour. Gospel.

“But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret.” – Matthew 6:3,4a.  I have often wondered how Jesus stayed in touch with His financial supporters during his earthly...