Postcards on the Way

Each week, I will write a postcard. I’ll tell you where I’ve been and share my sermon. I’ll also offer a short reflection on scripture, popular culture, or current events.

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The 2nd Day of Christmas

A postcard for Christmas 2022My version of an Advent wreath. Merry Christmas, y’all! Christmas is not a day, it is a season. You can keep right on saying “Merry Christmas” through January 5 (a.k.a. The Twelfth Night). Then is the Feast of the Epiphany, where we remember the coming of the Magi from the East…

Another Christmas Story

A postcard for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, 12/18/22. My version of an Advent wreath. A sermon for the Fourth Sunday of Advent for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greensboro, Alabama, 12/18/22: Principal text: Matthew 1:18-25 “Matthew’s Christmas, without the familiar and comfortable manger scene, reminds us that Christmas is about God coming to us and…

Where are you finding joy?

A postcard for the Third Sunday of Advent, 12/11/22. My version of an Advent wreath. We finally got to light the pink candle. The Third Sunday of Advent reminds us that we are supposed to be experiencing joy in this season. The challenge of Advent to slow down and wait for God is also meant…

Saint Nicholas

A postcard for the Second Sunday of Advent, 12/04/22. My version of an Advent wreath. Saint Nicholas (a.k.a. Santa Claus) was a real person. There are many legends told about Saint Nicholas, but we also know a fair amount of facts. Nicholas was born around 270 AD. He was not yet a priest when he…

Welcome to Advent

A postcard for the First Sunday of Advent, 11/27/22. My version of an Advent wreath. It is hard to believe, but Advent is here. The next few weeks are likely busy for most of us. Work things to get caught up on before the end of the year. School semesters ending. Holiday travel. Holiday shopping.…

Being thankful

A postcard for Christ the King Sunday, 11/20/22. Altar at St. Paul’s Greensboro. The Thanksgiving Holiday is an important reminder to give thanks for what we have. I pray for safe travels and warm homes this Thanksgiving. I hope that your celebrations are marked with joy and love. I also hope that in the busyness…

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