Tag Archives: theological rambling

Blessed to be a Blessing

“…All the peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.  Look, I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go…” (Genesis 28:14b-15a)   I was struck this morning as I read the assigned text … Continue reading

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better together

I have been thinking a lot lately about the need for conversation and dialogue with people from different faiths and religious traditions.  I count myself quite luck to know many folks from different faiths and feel that I learn from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on church…we’ve all got a long way to go

A little while back I posted on my Facebook page this question, “What kind of church body, community, or congregation (call it what you want) would you want to belong to if you could create it…let your imaginations run…things I am interested … Continue reading

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journey to somewhere

A journey is typically something that leads us to a certain place.  We, as a family, often journey back home to South Dakota and Minnesota to visit family- it is clear as we set out that we have a goal … Continue reading

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holding the light

The season of Advent has come and is now gone.  A season that in part celebrates the darkness giving way to the light, or rather the light overcoming the darkness- symbolized at least partially by the lighting of the Advent … Continue reading

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We wait with hope

Fractured.      Broken.  Unfair.      Painful.      Sad.  Depressed.      Isolated.      Lonely.   The above are just some of the words that have been spoken to me in the last week by people I … Continue reading

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you are not alone

“But, you are not alone in this, and you are not alone in this.  As brothers we will stand and we’ll hold your, hand, hold your hand” The above words come from the song Timshel by Mumford and Sons and it … Continue reading

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