Remembering to Be Grateful

Patricia Matthews Christ Church, Little Rock Oct. 30, 2011 Proper 26, Year A Tomorrow night, our home will welcome a warrior and a witch. These two characters will come in from trick-or-treating and pour their candy out onto our floor. They will sort it, count it, divide it, and trade it. Then the eating will begin. And you know, there … Read More

Jacob’s Dream: Story and Place

Patricia Matthews Christ Church, Little Rock July 17, 2011 Proper 11, Year A, Gospel: Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43 Old Testament: Genesis 28:10-19a On one wall of the cave are four horse heads, their black jaws and graceful necks overlapping. Deeper into the darkness, a series of lions, ten of them painted almost on top of each other. Human handprints still … Read More