Blessed are the protesters

Blessed are the protesters

Rev. Ashley Harness [On the Sunday after Inauguration, 2017] Scripture: Matthew 4:12-23 As I imagine this scripture, I try to put myself in the scenes of this ancient story. John the Bapist – the radical dissident against the Roman Empire who was both Jesus’ spiritual...
Dreams, Visitations and Other Epiphanic Interruptions

Dreams, Visitations and Other Epiphanic Interruptions

Matthew 2:1-12 January 8, 2017 Rev. Dr. Rebecca Voelkel   Bidden or unbidden, God comes. For this sacred presence, we return thanks. Amen. She had been like a second mother to me. When, after college, I got on a train alone and moved to Seattle when I’d never been...