We do not use the word bored, not because we do not want to miss something exciting, but because what is exciting can make us miss everything else.
In the same way that our eyes have to adjust to the dark, perhaps they also have to adjust to the light.
Shouting “Hosanna in the highest!” sounds like celebration, and perhaps in part it is, but we should never confuse celebration with hope.
The grace of God might not be the result of what we do, but it might be the reason for what we do.
There is more than one doorway to the church. We are not just talking about the doorways to the physical building, but all the doorways that lead us to the steadfast love of God.
Even youth grow tired and weary, but Isaiah says we are to look up at heavens and to gaze at the stars. God has stretched out the heavens above us like a tent under which we live.
This turns out to be a gift, so those words that sound so dangerous might be the safest place to root out lives.
Vocation is more than a fancy word for a job. Sometimes they are one and the same, but not always. A vocation is more than what we do; it is closer to who we are.
The church tries to shape our lives, so when the moment arises, we look for the light of Christ, and we listen for the winds of the Spirit.
God clothes us in garments of salvation and robes of righteousness, but sometimes those clothes are too big. We need time to grow into them.