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Nothing is Something

Year C Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47 Ephesians 1:15-23 Luke 24:44-53 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… Ascension Day was three days ago…  but we commemorate it today because it may just be more important than we realize…  and to use some artistic language…  it has to do with positive space…  and negative space… ...

A Statement from Bishop Singh on the Texas School Shooting

In a word to the dioceses following the horrifying shooting at Robb Elementary school in Texas, Bishop Singh writes, “No one is safe when our children are regularly killed in schools by assault weapons…Thoughts and prayers are as important as our actions. Prayers help us not become the very thing we’re trying to overcome....

There and Back Again

Year C Acts 16:9-15 Psalm 67 Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 John 14:23-29 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… When a baby is born…  they experience themselves as indistinguishable from their mother…  they have no awareness that they’re a separate human being…  especially when they’re looking into their mother’s eyes…  often while being fed…  and...

Glorified Through Love

Year C Acts 11:1-18 Psalm 148 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… In today’s Gospel…  Jesus is on a cusp…  he’s just been betrayed into the hands of the authorities…  but he’s also just been glorified…  his glorification is the divine expression of how love saves human life…  and...

Lights, Sheep, and Mothers

Year C Acts 9:36-43 Psalm 23 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 May the words of my mouth O God…  speak your truth… Light is a universal symbol of enlightenment…  it helps describe God’s Shekinah…  of God’s presence in feminine form…  which is embodied in so many mothers…  whose sacrifices for their families…  we honor today…  and lights and candles...