Who is to blame?

Who is to blame? That is one of those universal questions. We tend to believe that if we figure out who to blame for a problem or mistake that will make things better. Who is to blame for how my life, our lives, the world, and fill in the blank are not as the should…

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But This Is Just Water

This week I finally had a chance to watch the Pixar movie, Soul. It was every bit as good as I had heard it would be. Something that stuck with me was a little metaphorical story one of the characters told another. Once there was a little fish who always wanted to swim in the…

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For Fear

Easter 2B    John 20:19-31 “…the doors of the house where [they] met were locked for fear…” This is a description of Jesus’ disciples on that first Easter evening. They were afraid. So afraid! So much so that they were hidden, doors locked. It is a feeling we might find very familiar these days. At…

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Jesus Gives Sight

Lent 4A John 9:1-41 On this 4th Sunday of Lent, it is good to have a long gospel reading! I think we could use all the good news we can get right now. It is obvious that this is a stressful time. That’s an understatement of course. It is a frightening and uncertain time. We…

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