Discerning Effective Ways of Nurturing Our Relationships with God If you know me, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that I earned a reputation as a bit of a rulebreaker. I don’t always behave the way some people
Unless we’ve been living under a rock, we all know that Lent is a time when people frequently talk about something called repentance. And if you’re anything like me, you grew up hearing the word repentance and equating it
Happy Aloha Friday, Ash Wednesday edition! I know it isn’t Friday, and I know Ash Wednesday isn’t exactly a day when we’re supposed to feel overly happy. In fact, our Prayer Book designates Ash Wednesday as one of two
As I’ve been writing daily reflections during Lent, I’m hopeful you’ve been able to learn a little bit about me. I have tried to be candid, open, and vulnerable. I feel like I have grown spiritually, and I hope
On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buz Aldrin made history. Along with Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, Armstrong and Aldrin flew on the Apollo 11 space mission to the moon. After a speech by President John F.
Each of us has experienced some kind of trauma at some point in our lives. Events that might have seemed minor to other people in our lives may have impacted us far more severely than others might have thought.
As a former sports reporter, I am a sports junkie. I love to watch football and men’s and women’s basketball. I love going to baseball games and I enjoy playing golf. In fact, some of my favorite movies are
When I was a child, one of my favorite television programs was Sesame Street. In fact, to this day, I enjoy the opportunity to watch Sesame Street, so I find excuses to watch when I can. I enjoy the
Sometimes when I’m wearing my clerical clothing I look in the mirror and think negative thoughts about myself. “Who are you to wear that collar?” I ask myself. “What makes you think you can lead worship? Who’s to say
I remember as a child I was taught that the Roman Catholic Church was the “one, true Church.” If someone chose not to be a part of the one, true Church, then they would face severe consequences. “But what