Living the word
These weeks from Easter to Pentecost memorialize the calling forth and sending out of Jesus' witnesses.
Years ago when my mother was quite ill, a friend copied a poem and surreptitiously slipped it into my Bible.
The journey from Epiphany to Lent brings us from the brightness of our dawning to the bleakness of our sinfulness.
"How do you want to spend your life? We all know you can ruin it.
Our churches have attempted to corner the market on grace, to act as society's sole dispensers of salvation.