Monthly Archives: June 2016

Carol Hallman responds to the Pulse Club Hate Crime

This is Carol Hallman’s response to the tragedy at the Pulse club in Orlando, Florida: Evil sows its seeds In hearts conditioneda By words of hate and division It has been so since the dawn of time Dividing people into … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Colors of Faith

A Crayon Called Hope I shaped the simplest of Children’s Sundays / Church School Sundays this year. I found a box of used crayons and taped words on them. More than any other color I used black because we need … Continue reading

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Prayer for those who weep for Orlando, Florida, June 12, 2016

Blessed are those who mourn the heart beat of dancing in the joy of June, the pulse of love of those far too often attacked, and these particular fifty who have come out and came out on a Saturday night … Continue reading

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Elijah and Archtypes

Rosalie Sugrue from Aotearoa / New Zealand sends a days’s retreat for looking at Elijah and for considering archetypes as a new way of entering Bible studies. Elijah – Hebrew Bible lectionary hero for the month of June, 2016 Elijah … Continue reading

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Words for a Seafarer

Thirty-year old Jake Carter, my parishioner, died last week of an overdose of painkilling medication. Jake was a fisherman. He fished anywhere and everywhere like his older brother Daniel who has worked New Zealand, Hawaii and Nantuckett and Nassau in … Continue reading

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For Muhammad Ali

Asked how he would like to be remembered, he once said: “As a man who never sold out his people. But if that’s too much, then just a good boxer.” I have fought the good fight, I have finished the … Continue reading

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Three Prayers for the Morning

Many thanks to Dee Ledger of Maryland, US, whose beautiful prayers wake us up this morning, and thanks to her as well for sending some more prayers for this upcoming month when I will be recuperating from surgery. Holy One, … Continue reading

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