Can You See Me Now?

  In her latest blog post, the Rev. Dr. Leah Schade http://ecopreacher.blogspot.com talks about “Holy Humor Sunday”, which a growing number of churches now celebrate on the Sunday after Easter, which this year is April 27th. As she explains: “In the early church, the Sunday after Easter was observed by the faithful as a day…

RABBOUNI in the GARDEN

                                On Sunday morning, Mary Magdalene came early to the tomb. Here is an excerpt from John’s account.   “But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb; and she saw…

St Francis Without ‘Air Violin’

When suddenly feeling a surge of joy and gratitude for being out among God’s creatures, Francis would pick up a stick. Then he would energetically play the ‘air violin’ while singing in French! (This, of course, was several hundred years before the air guitar was invented!) It’s a sunny Spring day today. Soon I’ll be…