Archive for ‘April, 2013

Of One God


In my sermon this past Sunday I mentioned attending our recent clergy conference at which our speaker, who specializes in inter-religious studies and translation, made the bold statement that there are far, far more similarities among the three Abrahamic faiths, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam than differences. No one had any problem with Judaism being compared […] Read more »

Of Acts of Kindness


The bombing that took place yesterday during the Boston Marathon has of course dominated the news these past two days. This morning we were told that there was another death and a dozen or so new injuries. I listened to a fascinating interview with a young doctor who was on duty at one of the […] Read more »

Of Holding On


My son James and his wife Corey experienced a tragedy yesterday. A good friend of theirs who was a part of the restaurant community went missing last Friday, and just yesterday he was found dead in his car, an apparent suicide. James called me yesterday just to talk it out. How can anyone become so […] Read more »