The Circle Game

The Circle Game

And the seasons they go round and round, and the painted ponies go up and down We’re captive on the carousel of time. We can’t return we can only look behind from where we came. And go round and round and round in the circle game (“The Circle Game, Joni...
Christmas Hope

Christmas Hope

Recently I was with a friend bemoaning then then soon-to-be passed Tax Reform bill that clearly tilted toward benefitting the wealthy and the corporations while giving modest relief and possible loss of healthcare to middle and lower income individuals. Added to the...
Me Too, Too

Me Too, Too

Bill Cosby, Clarence Thomas, Bill Clinton, Harvey Weinstein,, Louis CK, Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly, Kevin Spacey, Al Franken, Charlie Rose, Roy Moore….. the list seems endless and includes many others unnamed. As a heterosexual, white male, I feel a need...
Spiritual Darkness : A Personal Reflection

Spiritual Darkness : A Personal Reflection

NOTE: As part of a series of sermons on Mental Health and the Church, I was invited to share my experiences with spiritual darkness. Here is the text of my reflection shared on November 5, 2017 at West Philadelphia Fellowship A Privileged Life I want to begin by...