Love over Fear

During dinner on Tuesday night, my cousin asked what age we would like to be again. As I pondered this very deep and important question, I realized I would love to be four again. Why four? Because it was a time of true innocence and happiness. At four, I didn’t have a worry in the…

Opportunity or Crisis?

For the past few years the issue of illegal aliens crossing into this country basically. . .has been a non-issue for us in Central New York. We don’t have the ongoing influx of people illegally crossing into this country from Canada as do our brothers and sisters who live on the southern border where thousands…

Sowing with God.

Our Gospel this morning is the parable of the Sower and the Seeds. I suspect we have all heard this story a million times over. Most likely we have been asked to figure out what type of soil we are in terms of our relationship and commitment to God. Most likely, when asked by the…

God’s Grace, Amazing, isn’t It.

We are all familiar with the story of the woman about to be stoned. When Jesus came upon the scene, he stopped the process then commanded only one who had never sinned throw the first stone. As the story goes, it did not take long for the crowd to leave as no one but Jesus…