Tag Archives: Leigh Eric Schmidt

Spiritual Winter

Friends, the new year has arrived. The planet slowly tilts its northern hemisphere back toward the sun. Though day-light hours begin lengthening, the long, evening shadows still arrive early. The land, still bare; the branches still leaf-less. The earth still … Continue reading

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A Sufficient Quantity of Faith

In an interview with Krista Tippett for the American Public Media show “On Being,” Nadia Bolz-Weber, founding pastor of Denver’s House for All Sinners and Saints, said, “I don’t think faith is given in sufficient quantity to individuals…. I think … Continue reading

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Rejoice! (A Defense of the Holidays as They Are!)

Gaudete! Rejoice! If you hear me say nothing else this morning, hear my invitation to rejoice this midwinter season. Gaudete! I am rejoicing over something that technically has nothing to do with the holiday season but just happens to be … Continue reading

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