A sermon for the Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, Year A. (Watch entire sermon on Zoom, here.)There are days when I stand in this pulpitAnd I don’t quite know what to say;Days when I am feeling down and hopeless;Days when I feel like I don’t have the words to speak to you.Days when I question,“Where is... Continue Reading →
Love Your Neighbor.
A Sermon for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost. It’s here: the last weekend of summer. And with it our town with start to slow down; the pace of life will relax into its shoulder season serenity. Yet, even though I look forward to the return of such a refreshing small-town rhythm, I always end up... Continue Reading →
Love is not a Victory March
Sermon for Palm Sunday 2020.
The Fourth Sunday in Lent “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” May I speak to you in the name of the one God: Lover, Beloved, Love. Amen. The English language is sometimes quite limited in its vocabulary. There are instances when... Continue Reading →
Communing with St. Julian
OK, I have a confession to make... I never read "Revelations of Divine Love" by St. Julian of Norwich (1342-1416) for my medieval theology class last semester... Perhaps I am a bad feminist... Yes, it has been on my list to read for years now, but I just have never gotten around to it. However,... Continue Reading →
Love is Messy
A sermon for Proper 18, Year C and a baptism Sunday. Based on Psalm 139:1–5, 12–17 & Luke 14:25–33. Love is messy. Or at least that is what I thought to myself. As I laid in my bed My senior year at Mount Holyoke Crying over an ex–boyfriend. Love is messy. Tears falling into... Continue Reading →