Hunger and Feeding: A Reflection on Halloween and All Saints Day, Isaiah 25, and Sin and Salvation

Today, or I should say more properly tonight, is Halloween, the celebration of all that is macabre and ghoulish. It's hard to think of Halloween without envisioning ghosts, with all their associations of unfinished business, and unfilled longing. I'm reminded once again of the Buddhist notion of the 'hungry ghosts', an existential state where those … Continue reading Hunger and Feeding: A Reflection on Halloween and All Saints Day, Isaiah 25, and Sin and Salvation

It’s Our Turn: A Reflection of All Saints Day 2020

Today we celebrate the feast of All Saints. While is isn't a feast that is celebrated well in many churches, including mine, it really ought to be one of the most exciting commemorations in the calendar. For it is nothing less than the celebration of the countless ways the Holy Spirit has worked in the … Continue reading It’s Our Turn: A Reflection of All Saints Day 2020