Not Everything Is Happy at Christmas

For the last few days there has been more excitement than usual around the Swan house. Its not just because the girls are home, but because the Power Ball, prior to last night’s drawing, was worth over 300 million dollars. 300 million is the breaking point for the Swan family to enter the lottery. Despite…

Dining on Jesus

This morning we come to the end of the Bread of Life discourses that began three weeks ago with the feeding of the five thousand. Up until now, Jesus’ words have been reasonable as we are easily able to understand his use of symbolic language. This morning’s Gospel reading, however, is much harder to take…