New Day Dawning

New Day Dawning

New cases of COVID-19 in San Francisco are under 1%, and hospitalization is down to levels not seen in months.  This is because of multiple factors: the shelter in place regulations, the adherence to social distancing, and, of course, to the vaccine rollout.  As of...
What Would Jesus Do?

What Would Jesus Do?

One of the most asked questions in the Christian world is, “What would Jesus do,” or “What would Jesus say?”  Often, the answer to that depends on the gospel you are reading. The four canonical gospels do not say the same things about who Jesus...
Release and Renew

Release and Renew

As a child growing up in New Orleans, I always enjoyed the Mardi Gras season; it was a time for families, great food, and parades – lots and lots of parades.  Right after Mardi Gras day, we entered the season of Lent, which meant I had to give something up.  I...
Gratitude

Gratitude

One of the songs that we frequently use in our Sunday Services is Karen Drucker’s Gratitude.  In it, we sing, “Gratitude within me, gratitude all around me,” which perfectly describes how I feel right now.  Last week was one of the most difficult for...
A Year of Regeneration

A Year of Regeneration

As you read this, companies and nations are preparing and positioning themselves for the end of this pandemic.  At the same time, they are preparing for what will come next.  Have you given it much thought?  Have you made a list of the people that you want to hug, the...