A Woman’s Choice

The Word became flesh and lived among us. (John 1:14) In Christ God was reconciling the world to himself. (2 Corinthians 5:19) Incarnation has been, for me, the defining issue, the guiding light since I was ordained to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church. God, we dare to believe, cares so […]

Thoughts on MLK’s Birthday

I hate, I despise your festivals, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies… Take away from me the noise of your songs; I will not listen to the melody of your harps. But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an everflowing stream.   Amos 5: 21, 23-24 The distinguished twentieth […]

More thoughts on the “Dream”

Fifty years ago I had what I now know was a conversion experience. It was the summer of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. John F. Kennedy was President, and after passively adopting my father’s odd Republicanism – he was a blue collar railroader, a member of […]