Discussions around faith & spirituality from Central MA by a Lutheran Pastor
The book of Genesis reports that human beings have been created in the Imago Dei, the image of God: we are NOT God, these bodies are obviously perishable and not immortal. Yet, attributes like reason and the capacity to know and show grace through love have a root in our Creator. Also…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on February 19, 2015 at 10:17pm
As I took my walk this morning I noticed a bird calling from a nearby tree and the distant response from another; so striking that I had to stop and check whether there was indeed an echo. There wasn’t. Taking a moment to listen longer, fascination for the speech patterning reminded me of the complexity of life…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on February 12, 2015 at 3:46pm
A close friend related to me how at his ordination his dad, a retired pastor, participated in the service by taking off his robe and placing it around his son’s shoulders: in effect passing the mantle, the responsibility of priestly office to the next generation.
For any of us the same has been afforded…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on February 5, 2015 at 4:06pm
Yesterday on the way back from visiting shut-ins I came across this lady’s Subaru Outback stalled out at a stop sign. A guy had parked behind her to provide…Continue
Posted by Rev. Andrew H. Borden on January 29, 2015 at 5:42pm
So, when I got to church early this morning I noticed a strange odor coming from the chapel area and my office (on the other side of the wall). I checked out both areas and nothing really seemed…Continue
Started by Rev. Andrew H. Borden Jun 1, 2011.