In honor of the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., our congregation’s worship services included listening to a reading from Dr. King’s Letter From Birmingham Jail. One of the key teachings from this letter is Dr. King’s insistence that we are all interconnected. Dr. King wrote, “whatever affects one directly, affects all […]
What’s been on your mind?
Get up, God! Are you going to sleep all day? Wake up! Don’t you care what happens to us? Why do you bury your face in the pillow? Why pretend things are just fine with us? And here we are—flat on our faces in the dirt, held down with a boot on our necks. Get up […]
On the Brink …of Summer
For me, it is a lake in Western Maine. There is a boat house there, where I find repose. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). A simple dock stretches out into the lake. I lay on my stomach, and stare into the clear […]