Quinn G. Caldwell
They call it l'esprit de l'escalier. It's French for "the spirit of the stairs," or more to the point, "the stair wit."
I have been learning about pronouns lately, how some people stick with the "she" or "he" they've had since birth but others prefer "they" or "xe" to reflect who they truly are.
I was tempted to skip this particular reading, or to follow it with nothing but a blank screen, the visual version of a woman being silent in church.
Before Lent begins and the shadows deepen, there's a flash of light: Transfiguration on the mountaintop.
These are some of the responses I received to "10 Ways to Actively Reject Your White Privilege," a Facebook graphic based on a blog post I wrote.
A lot of us claim to believe in God, but then act as if everything depended on us, on our efforts and wisdom, on our ability to keep all the little planets of our concerns in perfect orbit around the great blasting sun of our inner control freak.
Psalm 145 is an alphabetic acrostic poem, which means that each verse is keyed to a letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
Richard L. Floyd
The various summaries of the law in the Bible include strangers as people to be especially cared for.
The Connecticut congregation I served for six years used it, so I did, too.
Most people who pass our church suspect that it is closed.