Seat of Power

Seat of Power

Seat of Power Story Lectionary 7 February 2016 The Building of the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11) Jacob’s Ladder at Bethel (Genesis 28) The Blessing of Ephraim and Manasseh (Genesis 48:12-20) Micaiah’s Prophecy of God’s Deliverance (1 Kings 22) The Prophet Isaiah tells...

Pastor’s Prayer for 7 February 2016

Novena to Our Lord of Transfiguration God you have scattered the darkness with your light and have poured your light into my heart so that I might look upon the radiant face of Jesus Christ.   Nourish in me the desire to contemplate your beloved son.O God, according...

Shine the Light –preaching tip for 7 February 2016

I remember once preaching about Light, and just when I mentioned it, by chance, the sun came out and began streaming through the stained glass.  People gasped.  You can’t get better than God’s intervention.  But you can use your own means to help people...
H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Grief is a state of great sadness that is the normal response to a loss. The loss of someone who is dearly loved can cause the intense suffering of deep grief. In her memoir H Is for Hawk (Grove Press 2014) Helen Macdonald writes with...

French Impressionism

Ravel is often regarded as one of France’s finest classical composers. Although he (and Debussy) rejected the label “impressionist,” his compositions during the early 20th century did define a shift in technique and approach, both for instrumental music and orchestral...