This Day, That Will Only Happen Once

This Day, That Will Only Happen Once

Well, of all things, I was invited to open the Session of the Colorado Senate this Monday morning. Actually, two of us prayed: Dilpreet, a Sikh and a colleague I know through our involvement with the Interfaith Alliance, prayed first, then I. Rightfully so, prayers...
Back from Chiberia

Back from Chiberia

From last Sunday to Wednesday, co-pastor Rachael McClair and I were at our friend’s lake house on Lake Michigan, 25 miles outside of Chicago. Our friend had invited 5 people from around the country to help her on a particular aspect of her thesis for her...
Live Today and See Tomorrow

Live Today and See Tomorrow

This past Monday we celebrated the life of Peter Wing who died suddenly in a fluke skiing accident on Sunday, Jan. 13. His parents, Chris and Lala, have been a rich part of our church community for years. This past Monday an over-capacity crowd of people deeply...
Love in a Mix of Grief and Joy

Love in a Mix of Grief and Joy

I’ve sometimes wondered why, given the extremes in temperature that can happen in one day in Colorado, our skin doesn’t just crack and fall off, what with all that shrinking and expanding. Similarly – but with more emotional impact – some days...
A Few Words on Grey Hair

A Few Words on Grey Hair

In the kitchenette at church there is a picture of me on the fridge from one of the Christmas Gala’s in year’s past with my mouth strangely gaped open. First of all, I should note that over my lifetime, the number of photos where my face is not strangely contorted or...