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The December Mailbox

by the Rev. Katherine Bush   I love the mailbox. I loved the mailbox in my childhood home: a box with a door on both sides built into the thick … Continue reading “The December Mailbox”

Thankful for Helen and Eutha

by the Rev. Paul McLain   ‘I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers.’ – Ephesians 1:16   During these days when … Continue reading “Thankful for Helen and Eutha”


by the Rev. Mimsy Jones   “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you,” Jesus said to the disciples at their last meal together. For most of … Continue reading “Shalom”

Catching Grace

by the Rev. Katherine Bush   One of my all-time favorite authors is Annie Dillard, and I am loving spending a few weeks this November discussing some of her essays … Continue reading “Catching Grace”

Receive the Day

by the Rev. Paul McLain   In June, I learned of the death of a friend and mentor, the Rev. Nicolette Papanek. Nicolette taught me much about how to appreciate … Continue reading “Receive the Day”

Scaling the Rut, Finding the Way

by the Rev. Scott Walters   Many of you know that a few weeks ago Ardelle and I walked a leg of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Spain. … Continue reading “Scaling the Rut, Finding the Way”

The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store

by the Rev. Mimsy Jones   The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store is the title of the best book I have read in a very long time.   Written by … Continue reading “The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store”

Big Church

by the Rev. Katherine Bush   I spent last Saturday at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, helping make a new bishop. I can say that I was actually helping … Continue reading “Big Church”

Lift High the Cross

by the Reverend Paul McLain   Thursday of this week, Sept. 14, was Holy Cross Day. One of the most important parts of my recent sabbatical was making a pilgrimage … Continue reading “Lift High the Cross”

Greedy Monkeys and the Noonday Stars

by the Rev. Scott Walters   Recently, a paperback copy of The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen showed up in the little library at our house, and I decided to … Continue reading “Greedy Monkeys and the Noonday Stars”