The Men That Don’t Fit In – a poem

There’s a race of men that don’t fit in,
A race that can’t stay still;
So they break the hearts of kith and kin,
And they roam the world at will.

Packing for Holy Week

We know how this pilgrimage will end, because we have the guidebook. We’ve been here before.

On Gratitude and the Cross

Sermon preached on Luke 18:9-14 at my Field Placement parish, Christ Church Bronxville. I do not have a recording from that day, but I gave the sermon again for my Preaching class in Nouwen Chapel. Enjoy.

On Jeremiah 1:7

A Lenten mediation I wrote for The Episcopal Church 2016 lenten meditations on behalf of the United Thank Offering Board. The theme of all of the chosen scriptures was “Go!” Each scripture was chosen for its inclusion of that word.

Far worse things than closed churches

THERE ARE far worse things than closed churches. The far deeper problem is not dwindling attendance, but the loss of the heart of the Gospel among those that do attend…. I have found that people – … Source: Far worse things than closed churches

The Church of Chalk

I fell in love with climbing not because I love coughing up chalk dust (I don’t) and think calloused hands are sexy (I do). It was the people.

Short Meditation on St. Francis

I fear that if we put bird seed in Francis’ hands, we will find the morsels leaking to the ground through the holes of his stigmata.