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Faith that Can Move Mountains

Today's Readings If I just had more faith…. I think most of us have struggled with that at some point in our life. If I just had more...

The Laces of Grace

Today’s Readings Perhaps one of the greatest identifiers of a human being is our free will. We have the ability to choose and it is what...

Honesty for the Poor

Today's Readings Throughout high school and college, my friends and I often repeated movie quotes to each other. As I read through...

In Remembrance, Overwhelming Grace

Today's Readings I was interested in writing this piece because of this Sunday’s date, September 11, 2022. Twenty-one years after the...

Jesus Didn't

Today’s Readings Hate our fathers and mothers, spouses and children, even our own lives. And take up our crosses. These lines are often...

Cutting Threads in a World of Gray

Today’s Readings The readings today are a mixed bag. At some points the words offer comfort and hope. At others the warn of wailing and...

Too Much

Today's Readings Like most little kids, when I was small, I often parrotted back words and phrases that the adults in my world used...

Be Ready

Today's Readings We may be in the dog days of summer, but my mind is already on Advent when pursuing today’s readings. When I taught...

Time to Stop

Today's Readings This striking scripture passage is often very fitting for those who live in a rich country like the United States. By...

Never Cease Praying

Today's Readings On this 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, I love Luke’s Gospel. Jesus is not only teaching His disciples but all of us how...

I am not Martha or Mary

I have never been a big fan of the Martha and Mary story. There is certainly a reactionary bit on my part. There are enough places and...

Our Choice

Today's Readings “It is something very near to you, already in your mouths and in your hearts; you have only to carry it out.”...

Planning the Harvest

Today's Readings This might be a weekend you are turning on an out of office message and enjoying some well-deserved time to relax. Many...

The Gift of True Freedom

Today's Readings The second reading this week from Galatians centers around the concept of freedom, an idea at the core of American...

Not Counted

Today's Readings On this occasion of Father’s Day, we are blessed to be hearing what I feel is one of the truly great miracles of...

We Can Hold Both

Today's Readings As a woman in my mid-thirties, I am surrounded by friendships with women who are at all different places when it comes...

Women, Earth, and Creator Spirit

Today's Readings Today we celebrate Pentecost, when the breath of the Spirit flowed through Jesus’ friends and empowered them to bring...

A Letter to a Hurting World

Today's Readings As I sit here writing this devotion for the 7th Sunday of Easter, my heart is again troubled as our world suffers at the...

Where Is Our Hope?

Today's Readings My head and heart are heavy as I sit down to write this reflection. In the past week, there has been another mass...