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Come and Have Breakfast

Come and Have Breakfast

Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.”  John 21:12 One of my favorite Bible passages comes at the end of the Gospel of John.  The recently risen Jesus is on the beach of the Sea of Tiberius while the disciples unsuccessfully fish.  Jesus yells...
A Loving Gaze in Springtime

A Loving Gaze in Springtime

Spring is inching closer. A time of new life, buds on trees, green popping up all around. A truly lovely time of year. And yet, a book I finished this past week caused me to wonder about those whose experience does not align with this new season. Although we will soon...
Loving Kindness

Loving Kindness

In the past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to lead the Loving Kindness meditation in contemplative prayer groups. This meditation is especially helpful as we live and respond to ourselves, our communities, and the world during times of conflict and strife. The...
The In Between

The In Between

There is beauty in the “in between”. The time when the sky is black, and stars begin to sparkle.  When the ice begins to melt, and the waters open.  The song of the bird and the sunlight fully illuminated. The “in between” can be waiting, anticipating, and...