Dark Nights of the Soul

Let me begin by sharing with you the gospel according to Peanuts: Snoopy longs to be a writer. Snoopy begins every story he writes with those familiar words, "It was a dark and stormy night."

May 1st, 2016|Spiritual|

How do you spell relief?

I don’t know why but I was drawn to these words and what we do here today in Sell Chapel with Holy Communion: Life sometimes gets heavy for each of us and I was truly drawn to these words.

April 24th, 2016|Spiritual|

Back to Bethany

The passage we will be walking through today is the Gospel lesson from Saint John. This passage is traditionally known as “Jesus’ anointing at Bethany.”

April 3rd, 2016|Spiritual|

It’s All About Impression

Have you ever said something to somebody that you later regretted? A man named Bob Monkhouse says he got angry at the manager of his local dry cleaners and expressed his anger quite forcefully.

March 20th, 2016|Spiritual|

Security in Faith

A visiting preacher in a small town in Kentucky was concerned when he began the first night of a revival meeting and noticed all of the men were wearing or carrying guns.

March 13th, 2016|Spiritual|

A Time for Us

In the musical, West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein's modern paraphrase of Romeo and Juliet, Tony and Maria, the two lovers, confidently sing that there will be "a time for us,"

March 6th, 2016|Spiritual|

Who are saints?

Chicago newspaper columnist Bob Greene writes about a ten-year-old girl named Sarah Meyers whose grandfather had died. Sarah's mother said, "He hadn't been feeling well for sometime."

February 28th, 2016|Spiritual|