Walking the Path of Love

The Rev. Lisa Hlass St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Little Rock 23 October 2011 The 19th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 25, Year A Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18; Psalm 1; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46 Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command. … Read More

Celebrating the Feast Day of St. Michael and All Angels

The Rev. Lisa Hlass St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Little Rock Oct. 3, 2011 Proper 22A Genesis 28:10-17; Psalm 103:19-22; Revelation 12:7-12; John 1:47-51 War breaks out in heaven. The archangel, Michael, and his angels fight the dragon, the evil one, Satan, and throw him down to earth, here with us. And we’re supposed to celebrate this? Huh?! When there’s so … Read More

Gratitude, Fairness, and Goodness

Ray Brown St. Michael’s, Little Rock September 18, 2011 Proper 20A Did you see the story in the news last week about the young man in Pennsylvania who won $68 million in the lottery? Turns out his father is the CEO of the Marriott Hotel Chain and the kid is already worth millions. Some of those commenting on the online … Read More

Remembrance, Forgiveness, Gratitude

The Rev. Bean Murray St. Michael’s, Little Rock September 11, 2011 Proper 19A Genesis 50:15-21; Psalm 103:8-13; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35 Ten years ago on this date, at 8:46 a.m., our country entered an uncharted state of existence. All of us who are more than 15 years old today remember going through stages of disbelief, sorrow, anger, and confusion. The … Read More