Stories To Live By

    Science may be described as the art of systematic oversimplification – the art of discerning what we may with advantage omit. Karl Popper Blinded by the language of scientific oversimplification with its emphasis on proceeding by falsification our culture no longer understands the nuanced power of story.  Stories are things we tell our … More Stories To Live By

Nails

Good Friday Reflection 2018 from the Rev. Linda Mackie Griggs There is a church near New York City where, at the beginning of Holy Week, the Celebrant at the Eucharist places a small nail in communicants’ hands with the host. She kind of sneaks it in—you don’t see it coming; you just notice something metallic and … More Nails

Journeying With

He had come to celebrate the Passover. Having traveled from Bethany, Jesus entered Jerusalem through one of its eastern gates to wild acclaim from the crowds that greeted him by stripping the fronds from the palm trees lining the road. The waving of palms was a gesture that tells us something of popular expectations for … More Journeying With