We're all carbon addicts. We live lives dependent on goods and services being moved to where we are and dependent on our own ability to travel, buy, and use. I practice a couple of Lenten disciplines, usually centering around taking on something rather than giving something up (most often, an additional spiritual practice like extra… Continue reading 40 ways for 40 days
Um, Pastor, didn’t I see you at the State House?
Tomorrow is Visibility Day at the Vermont State House. It is a day for all those who support equal marriage for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons to be seen and heard, to talk with their representatives, and to give voice to their support of full equality in marriage. I plan to be in attendance.… Continue reading Um, Pastor, didn’t I see you at the State House?
Today’s troubles are enough…
My sermon this morning (a little off lectionary because I was away last week) was about rejecting attempting to reject the pressures of society that tell us to have more, more, more in favor of seeing that we have enough. As that Wise Man put it, look at the birds and the flowers. They make… Continue reading Today’s troubles are enough…
Sermon: To a Known God
"To a Known God" ( April 20, 2008 ) What if all of the aspects of our lives are interconnected-- how we treat each other, our economic systems, our abuse of the planet, our isolation from God? What would it mean on this Earth Day to live our lives as if we were all in God, to be connected to… Continue reading Sermon: To a Known God