Christmas at Sea

It was over three years ago that I hosted a lunch to welcome home a friend, a fellow clergyman, who Continue Reading →

Longing, Confusion, Surprise +Christmas+

What strikes me most about the Christmas story are its recurring themes of intense longing, fearful confusion and complete surprise.  Continue Reading →

Living Beside the Tide

For years I dreamed of living by the water, hoping that one day I’d settle beside some quiet cove or Continue Reading →