Category Archive for '1K Word Pictures'
Posted in 1K Word Pictures, Reflections from the Pulpit - Wandering with Deacon Mike on May 6th, 2013
This coming Sunday we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord. This is also homily week for me and one of the unique things about preaching this weekend at St. Patrick’s is that the church is equipped with what is perhaps the world’s largest “PowerPoint” slide depicting the Ascension. If you look closely at the picture, [...]
Here is a sign from the Sprint Zone at the world famous Daytona 500. We were in the land where Beer and Water cost the same. Not sure what that says.
“The great tragedy of speed as an answer to the complexities and responsibilities of existence is that very soon we cannot recognize anything or anyone who is not traveling at the same velocity as we are. We see only those moving in the same whirling orbit and only those moving with the same urgency. Soon [...]
On a recent road trip to Florida we encountered this sign posted outside one of the Welcome Centers. It made me wonder why there is this raging debate in the US of A over Gun Control. As the sign clearly points out they seem to have it handled.
This sign was hanging near the cash register of a place we dropped into for lunch. It speaks for itself.
One of my all time favorite people in the world and a great Mom sent me this poster. There is a great deal of wisdom & truth in this exchange between a mother and her son.
Posted in 1K Word Pictures, Big Questions, Reflections from Fellow Wanderers, Reflections from the Pulpit - Wandering with Deacon Mike on Jan 12th, 2013
Fr. Richard Rohr in his book, Falling Upward, tells of a piece of advice he once received from Bishop Desmond Tutu. The Bishop looked at a Rohr and said,: “Richard, always remember we are simply the light bulb. Our job is to remain screwed in.”
Posted in 1K Word Pictures, Reflections from the Pulpit - Wandering with Deacon Mike on Dec 13th, 2012
Three Possible themes for an Advent homily might be:
In a local church one Sunday morning, a preacher said, “Anyone with ‘special needs’ who wants to be prayed over,please come forward to the front by the altar.” With that, Leroy got in line, and when it was his turn, the Preacher asked, “Leroy, what do you want me to pray about for you?” Leroy [...]