Holy Week may not be the best context for a reflection about the goodness and beauty of intact community structures. This is the week we recall the undoing of the life of Jesus, his walk through a switchback from acclaim of hosannas and a vilification that led to his execution by the state. Like many a politician, he is praised one moment by a crowd, only to be vilified the next by a crowd. Continue Reading
The other morning I woke up for the first time from a dream in which I’d been praying. I don’t recall praying IN a dream before, though of course I don’t remember enough to know. Have you? Continue Reading
Read reflections from Sisters Catherine Cleary, Ruth Ksycki, Marilyn Hettinger and Bobbi Bussan!
“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage” (Ps. 84:5).
That verse became my mantra at 20, when I was home from college for Christmas, and learned that our Lutheran pastor would be leaving for another congregation (which would be his last before he left the ministry). Continue Reading