Peace in a Time of Chaos

Repent! For the end is near! In fact, it’s already here. Remember a couple of weeks ago when the world ended, as it always does? Now is the time of the after-thought, the metanoia, the thinking in the after. The world is chaos, welter and waste, and the Spirit of God hovers over the top of it, coaxing it back …

Peace in the Season

This is the Advent week of peace, but I have to admit that I have not felt at peace.  Advent is supposed to be a month of preparation for the Light coming into the world.  We are to hope and find peace and joy and love one another.  Most of us are consumed with the logistics of holiday travel and …

Church Fight!

Church in the Cliff has been through some transitions in the past five years.  I say, “transitions,” but anyone who has been around through that time knows that I really mean “meltdowns.”  As with any group of human beings that try to get together and sustain relationships, there is sometimes conflict.  That is unavoidable.  However, what we do with conflict …