• Minister’s Musings – January 2017 The poet Annie Dillard says that we are here to witness our generation and our time. I keep hearing and reading the phrase, “resilience and resistance” and I think it ...
  • Minister’s Musings – December 2016 With December upon us, I am aware of the clarion call of consumerism, wrapped in the alluring packaging of generosity and giving, disguising the corporate strategies manipulating this natural, loving ...
  • Minister’s Musings – November 2016 There is a Japanese art form originating in the 15th century called kintsugi. It is the process of repairing broken ceramics by mending them with a clear lacquer resin that ...
  • Minister’s Musings – October 2016 “Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report written on birds that he’d had three months to write, ...
  • Minister’s Musings – September 2016 “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” In his famous book, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Shunryu Suzuki offered this wisdom that I am ...