It is so true that the preacher needs the sermon at least as much as the congregation. At least, that’s been true so far in my baby-preacher experience.
For example, this past week, I preached (sermon to be posted soon – the audio is pretty quiet, so listening with headphones helps) about love and Earth. [...]
What the Practice Looks Like These Days
Over the break – from winter solstice to secular new year – I made a commitment to really strengthen and deepen my morning practices. I did my ten new goals with paradigm and guidelines, which I mentioned a few posts back, and the very first of my goals [...]
A New Practice!
Spiritual practice is something I’ve written about before, but not in a while. Furthermore, I see that Rev. Justin Schroeder, the senior minister at First Universalist in Minneapolis, is writing over at his blog, Wells We Did Nor Dig, about practice. I’m inspired! Not only that, but All Souls’ spiritual theme for [...]
This morning, writing my daily three pages of whatever comes out first, I considered the way disciplined routine shapes us. How movement—presence to the power of my body—teaches my body it’s okay to move. How meditation—presence to the moment alone—makes room for me to perceive what would otherwise go unnoticed. How writing in conjunction [...]