Tag Archives: Body of Christ

Eternal Life and the Everlasting French Fry

I remember to this day the first time I was able to eat an entire cheeseburger from McDonald’s.  It was kind of a big deal.  My brother and I would usually get Happy Meals when we were younger, and would usually be disappointed by the toys—but nonetheless, they were still fun. The McDonald’s we would […]

Love Like That; bread for one another

Watch what God does, and then you do it, like children who learn proper behavior from their parents.  Mostly what God does is love you.  Keep company with him and learn a life of love.  Observe how Christ loved us.  His love was not cautious but extravagant.  He didn’t love in order to get something […]

home is people; not a place

When we think of being ‘home sick’ we usually think of a place. We miss a place, miss our bed, the smell of our kitchen when meals are being prepared, or the quietness/business of the backyard.  What if  home were more than just a place…what if home is made of people rather than bricks and walls.  After a […]

Going in Pieces; Living in Pieces

When you get a song stuck in your head, you play it over and over again.  Your mind sits on repeat, your steps start walking in sync with the beat of the inaudible rhythm in your head… can’t get away from it.  This happens to me when I read books, too.  Certain phrases, stories, words, […]

kenosis; going in pieces

After reading Insurrection, a few thoughts that are sticking with me. The liturgical enactment of suspended space draws us into an environment where we can begin to free ourselves of the dreams that we have been raised on and begin to dream new ones, something that will involve imaging, debating, and enacting genuinely alternative modes of […]

Toothpaste and a Plain, Human–Jesus.

Another Sermon Post–from Transfiguration Sunday, the day we usually make a big deal out of Jesus being all shiny and bright. But what if we started looking at glory in a different way…what would glory look like in our every day lives? Gospel Text: Mark 9:2-9 On the days when I’m feeling especially productive, I […]

Clean & Unclean.

From–Sunday, February 12, the sixth Sunday in Epiphany. This was my sermon, the Gospel reading was: Mark 1:40-45 A little late, but hopefully not out of date. I grew up dressing up for church on Sunday mornings. Tights, I remember I had white tights with pink hearts on them. I had a pink skirt with a […]

Seeing a Body-Not Just Extremities

The Church is the body of Christ here on earth. Just as Christ loved the unlovable, touched the blind, fed the hungry, and ate with the outcasts–so to do we clothe the naked, visit those in prison, encourages and breathe light and hope into those with none. So many times the pulpit calls down to […]