Tag Archives: need

On lowering our sights

What must I do to inherit eternal life? People keep asking that question. Someone asked it of Jesus (Mark 10:17-31, etc.), and we’re still asking it. When asked about your most urgent question last month, several of you responded with questions like these: Will I make it to heaven? Am I pleasing to God? Will […]

Living into hope

It’s a question that keeps coming up. I often ask it of myself, like I ask it of congregations in transition. “What are you living for, in detail, and what keeps you from living fully for the thing you want to live for.” It’s an especially good question in a crisis, when some condition or […]

From so little, so much

We Americans are in a pessimistic state these days. Many of us feel the country is headed in the wrong direction, and a lot of that feeling is related to the economy. Many say we just don’t have the money to take care of all the needs before us. We need to trim our sails […]