Archive for January 2015

Leaving Our Nets Behind

This past Sunday we had the reading from Mark 1:14-20 in which Jesus calls the apostles away from their work as fishermen. In hearing that gospel, I was reminded of a 4th Day Letter that I wrote about a year ago and felt that it was worth repeating today. When the Apostles were called by…

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Are We Following Jesus on Twitter

Today, many of us have become comfortable with the new meaning of terms used on social media. We can friend a person on Facebook; we can like a business on Facebook; and we can follow someone on Twitter. As I thought about these social media terms, especially the idea of “following someone on Twitter,” I…

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Spiritual Autopilot

If you were to close your eyes right now, could you tell me where all of the light switches are in your home? When you wake up in the morning and step out of bed in the dark, does your hand instinctively reach for, and know where the light switch is at in the dark?…

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More Precious Than Gold

This past Sunday was Epiphany Sunday, a day on which we celebrate the manifestation of Christ to the world. Each year at this time we recount the story of the three wise men that came bearing gifts for the Christ Child. We have been told that the gifts they bore each had a special significance…

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