Message from Lisa

The way you look at things is the most powerful force in shaping your life. -John O’Donohue
Mothering Love

Mothering Love

Beloved friends, From a very early age she knew she was different, and it never seemed to bother her. About this time of year from 1st grade on, our daughter would come home telling a version of the same story- over the years becoming more and more eloquent and...

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Learning to Swim

Learning to Swim

Beloved Friends, Over the past 2 weeks, 42 members of our Trinity community came together, gifting us an hour of time to share their perspectives on what this past year of engaging Trinity@Home has been like for them. If you were not able to join us, or have more to...

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Until Justice Just Is

Until Justice Just Is

Beloved Friends- “Until Justice Just Is.” This is a phrase I learned today, and it seems to describe this past week for me; what I have done, what I have left undone and what I am praying for day by day. Here is a brief summary: Monday: The Episcopal Church...

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Post-Pandemic Conversation…Join us!

Post-Pandemic Conversation…Join us!

Beloved Friends, Last week we announced we would like to begin a series of conversations, or more accurately, “listening sessions” to hear from our extended Trinity community. We are beginning a time of community discernment regarding what Trinity “regathered” might...

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BIG LOVE

BIG LOVE

Beloved Friends- Greetings and welcome to the church season called Eastertide- the time following Easter Sunday (April 4) and extending to the feast of Pentecost (May 23). These 50 days are a time to marinate in what we are calling BIG LOVE- the power and promise of...

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Soon and very soon…

Soon and very soon…

Beloved Friends, We are now heading in the “Holy thick of it” in short; the “Triduum,” marking the final days Jesus traveled with us here on earth. Yesterday was Maundy Thursday- the day we remember Jesus’ last supper and final act of humility and servant ministry...

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Silence=Death

Silence=Death

Beloved Friends, Idioms, particular sayings or expressions can be powerful and positive; they can also be haunting and even trauma-inducing. The phrase “Silence=Death” is one of the latter for me. First introduced in 1987 by a group of gay men in New York City during...

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#LoveWinsAlways

#LoveWinsAlways

Beloved friends, As the devastating news out of the Vatican filled the internet earlier this week, I found myself weeping and unable to make sense of this horrific and unjustifiable miscarriage of justice. Needing to respond in some positive way, I decided to extend...

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Traveling Mercies

Traveling Mercies

Beloved Friends, Here we are turning the corner as we continue the journey we call Lent. And while we are well on our way, I find myself drawn this week to needing the invitation below to receive a blessing even now for the rest of our travels. We have traversed the...

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Both/And

Both/And

Beloved Friends, Exactly a year ago I sat down to write what felt like an impossible message to you all. I can still remember sitting here at my desk at home staring at the blank screen with a knot in my stomach not knowing what for the life of me I was going to say...

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Prepare to Stand Still

Prepare to Stand Still

Beloved Friends, I write to you today with a heavy heart as we try to comprehend the magnitude of death and loss run rampant throughout our country since last Spring. There are days I cannot bear to even turn on the news for fear of hearing more dire statistics and...

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Becoming Beloved Community

Becoming Beloved Community

Beloved Friends- Welcome to our Lenten journey. Lent is our season in the church that began two days ago on Ash Wednesday (February 17th), leads us over the course of a 40-day pilgrimage of sorts, takes us to Holy Week (March 28th- April 3rd) and then, eventually, to...

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