Think about a time when you gathered around the table in remembrance. Where was the table? Who was there? Who wasn’t there? What was the conversation about? What was your remembrance as you gathered around that table? Continue reading The Table and Remembrance – A Sermon for Maundy Thursday
Jesus can see that the temple is filled with animals and moneychangers but is empty of life and soul. Jesus is driving out forgetfulness from our hearts—vivifying, ensouling, and humanizing the temple inside you and me. Continue reading Humanizing the Temple of our Lives
“Jesus, remember me” (From Luke 23:33-43, Proper 29C, The Feast of Christ the King). Those words from the thief on the cross echo a cry that arises deep within each one of us. We all know what it is like to be remembered and we know what it is like to be forgotten. Think of a time you were remembered, what happened, how it felt. … Continue reading Re-membering is Paradise, A Sermon on Luke 23:33-43
Today, January 27, marks World Holocaust Day, a day that we are to be intentional about remembering the victims and lives that have been forever changed not only by the Holocaust but also by the subsequent genocides throughout the world. It is not enough to remember these people and events as history, something or someone from the past. We must remember as a present reality, … Continue reading World Holocaust Day – We Must Remember….