Standing and staring like the cows is surely one of the most important things we can do. It creates an open space in which God can unfold in just the way she has always dreamed. This is the Christian’s real happiness, to provide a space for the unfolding, a platform for love, the body that allows eternity to move in the world.
Where I think the lesson is in what we do if we give in and what’s the outcome. Does it bring us closer to God or separate us further from God? That’s the real question we have to answer, and answer directly to God. God doesn’t require it, but is always ready and waiting to listen.
What do you want to be when you grow up . . . and how can that question lead you into resurrection life?
Eternal life – an existence in the present moment that encompasses all the moments that have ever been, a breathing in and breathing out with Christ – this is what it means to abide in him. This is what we are about, what we are meant for.
Do you remember your dreams from last night? Today we explore what God struggles to reveal through the depths of our subconscious mind.
Luke 24: 36b-48 Any fair assessment of this week’s gospel would rate the disciples as pretty slow on the uptake….
John’s gospel today has a simple take on eternal life.
Doubt, on the other hand, is the oxygen that can make the flame burn brighter. Doubt invites examination, and is willing to adapt to new information. Thomas stands in a long line of doubters in scripture, …
Acts 4:13-31 Peter and John had been preaching in Jerusalem, a rather brave thing to do considering that not all that…
The Kenyan massacre. The conviction of a Boston Marathon bomber. Jesus warned us about religiously-motivated violence. How does he want us to respond?
Thursday of Easter Week Sluggish with sleepiness I watch the clouds turn salmon and dusky purple and begin to glow…
Rise and shine? More like rise and fall. At least we’re making progress.
John 20:19-31 Lucky Thomas, he literally got hands-on proof to bolster his faith. We will have to wait a little…
Still grasping for a resurrection faith? We can try praying like Jonah, from the depths of distress.
Alleluia, Christ is Risen!
The Episcopal Café wishes a joyous and blessed Easter to all our readers