EASTER STORY: Easter Under A Park Bench, by Kirk Wareham

May 6, 2017

From: Easter Stories Looks like I’m always getting into trouble for something.  Seems like maybe I get into more trouble than all the rest of the boys in Bigelow put together.  Funny thing is, I try so hard not to, and the harder I try the worse it gets.  Just can’t make it out.  Lucky for me Dad seems to understand this kind of thing pretty well; seems like maybe he wasn’t exactly a cherub when he was a boy. I’m sitting with Ben Chapman on the school bus, heading down Highway 15.  Last day of school before Easter holidays.  Can’t hardly wait to put away the books; spring is ready to burst out all over and school’s no place to be when that happens, as any boy knows. We’re just coming into [...]

ART: Window Six — Fourth Sunday In Lent by Michael Sullivan

March 26, 2017

From: Windows Into the Light Gracious Father, whose blessed Son, Jesus Christ, came down from Heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world: Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in him; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen. (The Book of Common Prayer) You are always welcoming me back to the feast, God, no matter how far I stray, no matter what I do, or what I say.  Let me see that you have always loved me and that you are always welcoming me home with a feast of new life. Amen. John 6:4-15 (The feeding of the five thousand) Now the Passover, the festival of the Jews, was near.  When he looked up and saw a large crowd coming toward him, Jesus said to Philip, [...]