Category: Sermons

Ascension, Graduations, and Love that Lets Go

The 7th Sunday after Easter, Year A June 1, 2014 Trinity Church – Princeton   “Do not leave us comfortless.”   Our collect today expresses perhaps the same feeling as the disciples who stood watching as Jesus ascended to heaven.   They had been through his crucifixion and been amazed by his resurrection. Somehow their leader, their friend who had…

Palm Sunday 2014

Palm Sunday A April 13, 2014 Trinity Church – Princeton A few months ago, as I was walking through the church after a service, I was stopped by a family with a question. They asked, “What does ‘Hosanna’ mean?” It was one of those questions that I felt I should know the answer to and had known at one time,…

The 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany – Learning to be Alone

“If you don’t learn how to be alone, you’ll always be lonely… loneliness is failed solitude.” I first heard this in an interview with Sherry Turkle, an MIT professor and author of Alone Together, a fascinating book about how technology affects us.