12 May 2020 0 Comment

No One Is Alone

No One Is Alone Author: John Bisceglia "Do not fear for I am with you." Isaiah 41:10 Stephen Sondheim, in his musical "Into the Woods," tells us a modern-day fable in the form of old fairy tales with updated messages. In the first...
5 May 2020 0 Comment

For Everything There is a Season

For Everything There is a Season Author: Jean Abott For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:  a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted….....
28 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Judge Not

Judge Not Author: Nancy Wade  “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.” Matthew 7: 1-2. In the midst of...
15 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Coming Out

Coming Out Author: Hilde Raastad These days, I dream of coming outs. I want to see kids playing in the parks, friends hugging in the streets, classrooms filled with students and church pews crammed with people holding hands. I dream...
7 Apr 2020 0 Comment

Don Quixote

Don Quixote Author: John Bisceglia So if anyone is in Christ, there a new creation: everything old has passed away; see everything has become new! 2 Corinthians 5:17 In Cervantes’ prophetic novel we see on the surface an old man...
31 Mar 2020 0 Comment

Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer

Reflections on the Lord's Prayer Author: Tom Stiers I was raised in an atmosphere of Methodist piety. Sunday evenings we had family prayers and Bible reading. At each evening meal my father said grace. At our United Methodist Church...
24 Mar 2020 0 Comment

God’s Watering Can

God’s Watering Can Author: Susan Rose I am so intrigued by the enormous spectrum of human willingness or resistance to notice and honor the Divine. And there are so many ways in which God nourishes the growth of individual...
17 Mar 2020 0 Comment

Fearful

Fearful Author: Nicole Speer Ask and it will be given you; search and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. -Matthew 7:7 As someone who struggles with anxiety disorders, fear is a near-constant presence in my...
10 Mar 2020 0 Comment

Barbie vs Superman

Barbie vs Superman   Author: John Bisceglia "Even youths will faint and be weary, and the young will fall exhausted; but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they...
3 Mar 2020 0 Comment

Waking Up to God

Author: Pedro S. Silva II   Psalm 139:7-10 Where can I go from your spirit? Or where can I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are there; if I make my bed in Hades, you are there. If I take the wings of the...