I-Thou

This week, Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg’s Podcast¬†Nurture the Wowcast¬†reminded me of the importance of incorporating Martin Buber’s I-Thou idea of relationship when approaching my small child. This is one small way that parenting is a spiritual practice. It is important, especially in the middle of a tantrum, to really see our children. Instead of seeing ourContinue reading “I-Thou”

Gospel Reflection for March 8, 2015, 3rd Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Exodus 20.1-17; 1 Corinthians 1.22-25; John 2.13-25 “Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace.” (John 2.16) Jesus’ cleansing the temple calls us to clean our houses this Lent — to examine our hearts. Our fast-paced, productive lives can erode our relationships with God, make us feel like cogs in the wheels of commerceContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 8, 2015, 3rd Sunday of Lent”