United Church of Christ

Books of the Bible: Colossians

Our actions bear fruit. In all that we do, we hold a basket of fruit into which we and the others around us make an offering. It is the spiritual food off of which we survive.


All this physical distancing makes this a good time to go through my literal and metaphorical closets to make sure they reflect who and whose I know myself to be.


Sometimes what makes us whole are the same old things our grandmothers recommended, the remedies our ancestors believed in, the ancient ordinary things.


Jesus was a good friend, even to those who had no other friends. But sometimes I rely too heavily on my cozy friend Jesus. Today, Reign of Christ Sunday, Jesus is our Salvation.


Is character something we can put on and cast off as easily as a thrift store find? Is there integrity to this fashion show? Let compassion, kindness, humility be our favorite outfits.


“A new kind of life” sounds pretty good to me since the old kind of life I have lived often has left a lot to be desired. Resurrection reminds me that Christ keeps working in me.


Kenneth L. Samuel

Have you noticed that people will often notice what you're wearing before they even notice you?


Molly Baskette

A year or so ago a Facebook friend asked me to relinquish my whiteness.


Lillian Daniel

Have you ever noticed that the authors of gratitude books have pretty awesome lives?


Kaji Douša

In all that we do, we hold a basket of fruit into which we and the others around us make an offering.