In today’s gospel Jesus talks about the coming of the Advocate, the Spirit of Truth. What if the Advocate, in whatever ways she or he shows up, comes not to advocate to another on our behalf but to advocate to us on our own behalf? They are truth tellers for us. They call us more deeply into our authentic selves. They are the ones who transform and change our lives. Who are those people for you?
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And You Shall Live – A Sermon On Ezekiel 37:1-14
Last week we stood in the valley of the shadow of death. This week we stand in the valley of dry bones. They’re not two different valleys. Both are the valley of COVID-19. How fortunate are we that today the valley of dry bones is one of our assigned scripture readings? It’s exactly what we, our country, and our world need to hear.
Disappointment and Unanswered Questions – A Sermon on John 11:1-45 and Ezekiel 37:1-14
What is the valley that cuts through center of your life? What questions did you ask when the Lazarus of your life died? What questions are you asking today?
Co-conspirators with God – A Sermon for the Feast of Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21; Ezekiel 37:1-14
The collect and readings for the Feast of Pentecost may be found here. Think about a moment when you held another person so close that you could hear his or her breathing, the sound of life. Maybe it was your…
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The Feast of Pentecost
The readings for The Feast of Pentecost: Ezekiel 37:1-14 Acts 2:1-21 John 15:26-27; 16:4-15 Several years ago I met with my spiritual director and told her that I felt as if pieces of my life had been lost along the…