Bleak Midwinter: Water as a Stone

Scripture: Isaiah 2:1-5The carol by Christina Rosetti, In the Bleak Midwinter, begins with the world frozen, solid, and unchangeable. Yet Christ will come to this landscape. The prophet Isaiah invites us to imagine the earth itself reshaped according to God’s purpose and care. How can we hold onto a hope that might yet melt all … Read more

Living Bread is Shared

Scripture: John 6:25-355,000 people who have been miraculously fed go seeking Jesus for the recipe for this miracle. Yet Jesus reminds us all that God’s miracle is in the gathering community in which the sharing of daily bread can sustain all.