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? Continue reading Our Advocates – A Pentecost Sermon On John 15:26-27; 16:4-15
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 husband or wife, a parent, your child, or a grandchild. You could feel his or her breath brush across your cheek and he or she … Continue reading Co-conspirators with God – A Sermon for the Feast of Pentecost: Acts 2:1-21; Ezekiel 37:1-14
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 way. There were pieces of my life I could no longer find or put back together. Some had been lost to fear. Others were lost … Continue reading The Feast of Pentecost