Sermons for August 2016


Where Is God?

One person in our family—I’ll let you guess which one—is in the throes of the “why?” stage. At her age, asking “why?” is an automatic reflex, an endlessly entertaining game. “Honey, I can’t hold you right now. I’m making dinner.” “Why?” “Because we need to eat.” “Why?” “Well, aren’t you hungry?” “Why?” “Just because.” “Why?”… Read More

Be Set Free

What is freedom, to you? For me, it’s a bodily sensation, a kind of whole body deep breath. It comes with the quiet that inhabits our house after everyone else has left; all human noises cease and even the furnace fan stops running. It rises up in me when I’m flying down a huge hill… Read More