Open Hands

What are you holding onto with a clenched fist? The poor widow in Mark 12, the woman in Henri Nouwen’s “With Open Hands”, the rich man and the eye of the needle, and the merchant who buys and sells fine pearls all have things in their hands which...

#LifeMatters

“#LifeMatters” Amanda Musterman at Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Church September 9, 2015 Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 Psalm 125 James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17 Mark 7:24-37 On this day, we join with our sisters and brothers in the African Methodist...

You got TRUE religion?

You Got TRUE RELIGION? August 30, 2015 Amanda Musterman at Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Church Proper 17B Song of Solomon 2:8-13, Psalm 45:1-2, 7-10, Mark 7:1-18, 14-15, 21-23 The collect for today mentions “true” religion? What does that mean? As...