Tag Archives: padrepondering

I Saw God

I saw God. Yes, you read that correctly. Sunday April 8th I witnessed God working miracles in a community I’m part of, Wyoming, Ohio. It was a normal Sunday, typical for many a priest. I held two worship services; I preached at the early service and led a Taize-inspired worship …

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Better Be Ready

Eric Miller

Last Sunday we held our first of five “Better Be Ready” sessions.  The Rev. Maggie Foote and I shared about the importance of preparing for our final days on earth and for our funeral liturgies.  We encouraged those gathered that our funeral liturgy can be our last gift to the …

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Lovers Better Love Because Haters Gonna Hate

Westboro Baptist Church was in town yesterday.  What were they up to?  Well, protesting, of course.  That is what Westboro Baptist does best, right?  Apparently, they visited Cincinnati to protest in front of Oak Hills School and the University of Cincinnati.  Enquirer Opinion Why?  Great question. Westboro Baptist’s leadership and members are fraught with …

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The Light of Christ

My heart grieves over the hatred expressed last night and this morning in Charlottesville, VA.  I cannot comprehend that there is still so much hatred, racism, and violence today.  The headline in today’s Washington Post reads, “White Nationalists Ordered to Leave Va. Park Before Planned ‘Unite the Right’ Rally.”  Other …

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Back From Sunny Florida

It has been entirely too long since I last blogged, which is a shame since I enjoy writing.  I suppose I allow life to get in the way of what I love; sadly, many of us are in the same boat. This photograph was simply taken with my smartphone.  I …

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