If you have a senior in high school right now, you are acutely aware of the number of days left until graduation. This time honored ritual (and the behavior that goes with it) often starts with the beginning of senior year and continues with each passing day. The anticipation becomes almost unmanageable. The understandable reality is … More The Weariness of Winter Has Finally Begun to Wane
Advent is a season marked by waiting, watching and preparing. At its fundamental level, Advent begs the question: Whom are we waiting, watching and preparing for? John the Baptist beckoned us this last Sunday to, “Prepare the way of the Lord!” Here’s what theologian Frederick Buechner suggests we are waiting for: “The world says mind … More For Whom Do We Wait?
When I was a kid and it was time for a haircut my dad would take us to Roy, the local barber. We would sit in a chair, listen to the men chat, and anxiously wait our turn, not for the haircut, but for the lollipop that came afterward. When I got a tooth ache, … More We are called to be “a waiting people”