In worship on the last Sunday in November, the children helped us imagine how the church keeps track of time. We traced a straight line on the carpet with our fingers, like a timeline. Then we traced a circle on the ground, over and over circling back. For the church, time often seems to move
Maybe God has helped set you free from unhealthy relationships or a toxic environment. Perhaps God is urging you to stop comparing your life to others around you and allowing you the freedom to create your own path. Maybe God is setting you free from the expectations you’ve set for yourself, and reminding you that where you are in your life journey is exactly where you need to be.
St. Luke’s and our pastor, Rev. Erik Christensen have signed their names to this public statement of solidarity and hope that ran as an advertisement the Chicago Tribune on Sunday, May 14, 2017:
Life in the Wilderness by Chris Michaelis Texts: Isaiah 11:1-10 + Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 + Romans 15:4-13 + Matthew 3:1-12 One of my favorite poets is Henry David Thoreau. He is one of the United States’ best known authors and he spent both a considerable amount of time out in nature and an equally considerable