Tag Archive | “Awesome

I can see! You light up my life! Who lights up your life?

The Fourth Sunday of Lent The story of the man born blind (Sunday, March 22nd, 2020) John the Evangelist is inviting us to ask ourselves:  Who are the blind ones?  Who are those who see? This story is amazing.  William Barclay, the great Presbyterian scripture scholar, comments that “there’s no more vivid character drawing in all of […]

What’s your “wonder” quotient?

Easter isn’t over yet. We celebrate it for fifty days, ten longer than Lent. Here’s an Easter homily I gave in 2007: “Awesome, dude, the surfer said of the huge wave that was larger than life. “Totally awesome!” He was full of awe, full of wonder. He respected the sea; he revered it. Something awesome […]