Welcoming all

Scripture readings for today Have you ever been part of a foot-washing ceremony? When I had this blessing, I experienced a great deal of humble love on both sides of the basin. And it is another ceremony where we experience the gift of touch. Jesus with skin on. In...

Something new

Scripture readings for today Friday, March 20, 2015. Twenty-seven days in, if you’re not counting Sundays. The Spring Equinox occurs this evening. The Spring Equinox has been celebrated as a time of beginning and renewal for a long,long, time. The axis of the...

Giving light to the darkness

Scripture readings for today What if we could get ashes at every Mass in Lent? It might help. Why are crowds drawn to receive ashes? To be touched? To acknowledge the human experience of gritty, dry, and dark in a communal way? Gritty, dry and dark has a way of...

Become conscious

Scripture readings for today Well, here comes a whole week of Lent now and I am trying to catch up with it. 1 Peter 3:18-22. It sure seems to me that men who work with their hands think deep thoughts. This reading from the first letter of Peter moves from the waters...