Of the Shadow of the Cross..

Naming “The Cross” a shadow of the spiritual life should come as a surprise to no one.  The cross, is emblematic not only of Jesus’ faithfulness that led him to willingly suffer for the sake of all of creation, but the cross is also emblematic of the suffering in...

Of the Shadow of Approaching Death…

This Lent we have seen how the shadows of the spiritual life have opened new opportunities for deeper spiritual consciousness.  Only by embracing our limitations can we meet God’s limitless love.  This morning we walk through the shadow of approaching...

Of Justice and Human Dignity…

“God has told you, human one, what is good and what the Lord requires from you: to do justice, embrace faithful love, and walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8). The prophet Micah identifies justice both as a “good” and a requirement. God...

Of the Shadow of Our Faithlessness…

Lent is the season in which we frequently find ourselves made uncomfortable and deeply challenged by Jesus’ words.  Our Scripture lesson from the Gospel of Luke 13:1-9 is no exception, for in this passage of Scripture we encounter another shadow of the spiritual...