Mother’s Day Prayer

God, you are the God of all of the moments of our lives—our celebrations and our mournings. Today we come to you with both. We thank you this day for mothers; for the gift of our lives made possible in the fullness of time through their labor, pain, and joy. For everyone who modeled for…

The Annoying Woman

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho on October 20, 2013. Luke 18:1-8 As I’ve mentioned before, I’m notoriously bad at casting myself in the right role in a parable of Jesus’. But this one! This is the role of my lifetime! I am the annoying woman! I mean the persistent widow.…