Don’t Let the Lights Go Out

Courage is an important element of the story of Hanukkah. How does it translate into our contemporary context?

Christmas Courage

Services will be held at 10am and 6pm. All is calm. All is bright. But only for moments. The Christmas story is also one of upheaval, fear, insecurity, risk, and courage in the face of danger and desperation…and that courage can provide comfort, too.

Auld Lang Syne

Please Note – there will be only one service today – at 10am. The Nursery will open but there are no RE Classes In ancient Roman religion, according to Wikipedia, Janus is the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, duality, doorways, passages and endings. This surely makes Janus one of the busiest gods, one whose … Continued

Holding On and Letting Go

Mary Oliver writes, “To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones, knowing your own life depends on it; and when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.”

The Time Has Come

The time has come,” the Minister said, “To talk of many things: A place called Transylvania– And open-minded kings– And why an edict has import– And just how freedom ‘rings.’”