Living Mercy in the Pandemic

Living Mercy in the Pandemic

Recently, Cranaleith hosted an online panel discussion entitled, “The Pandemic and Those Most Vulnerable.” The panelists each minister in Philadelphia’s center city or its Kensington neighborhood. Their stories and reflections were beautiful and challenging. What follows are highlights.

Becoming Real

Becoming Real

Author and poet Rilke posed the question, “When does God pour the earth, the stars, into us?” It is a striking way of reflecting upon the idea of work and creativity and our becoming real.

Times We Are Drawn to the Edge – Earth Day

Times We Are Drawn to the Edge – Earth Day

Thinking about these days and how at times we are drawn to the edge, the edge in nature that is, in the liminal spaces or to use a Celtic term the thin places. To me, these special places are invitations for contemplation of how God revels God’s self in creation.