The Authority of Breath

This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning. The gospel text was Matthew 21:23-32.  Let’s take a minute, and breathe. Get comfortable. Quiet your mind. Close your eyes. Relax. And breathe. Breathe in and out. Breathe slowly and comfortably. Feel the Holy Spirit enter you as you inhale, filling you up. … Continue reading The Authority of Breath

What Kind of Test is Life?

So I've been thinking about taking tests, particularly the difference between multiple-choice and essay tests. I've been thinking about how they're an interesting metaphor for two ways of looking at my life. I think I have to give some background here. First off, I am an excellent test-taker. I was a straight-A student in school, … Continue reading What Kind of Test is Life?