Flip This House

Flip This House

This Sunday’s Gospel Reading is an excerpt from Jesus’ “Sermon on the Mount”, where He also said some crazy sounding things to make a similar kind of point about the upside-down world we live in, like “Love your enemies.

Light Therapy

Light Therapy

At the Blessing of the Waters, in one of the beginning prayers by the priest, the tone is set with these words, “Lord Jesus Christ, only-begotten Son…Light from Light, who came into the world to enlighten it, flood our mind with light by your Holy Spirit…”

Wonder of Wonders

Wonder of Wonders

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. … Through Him all things were made, and nothing was made without Him.   In Him was life, and that life was the light of all humankind. … The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us.

Throwback Thursday for Thanksgiving

Throwback Thursday for Thanksgiving

It’s funny, what we’ve come to think of as “the first Thanksgiving.” Although it’s historically fabricated, many of us were brought up to envision an idyllic scene from the autumn of 1621. As the story goes, friendly local Native Americans had swooped in to teach the starving English Pilgrim Colonists how to survive.