NYOJoe 009: Jesus’s parable of the workers in the vineyard teaches that we often mistake God’s generosity as being unfair.
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In a year of struggle, it is important to remember the message of Christmas, “The light shines in the darkness.” We are to share that light.
In our excitement to celebrate, let us not misread the story. We may feel a bit more fragile this year, but Christmas always has been.
NYOJoe 008: Rob Bell’s latest book reminded me of how transitions sometimes create identity crises. I knew who I was in that role, but now Iâ€™m not so sure. In this episode, I’m talking about change, our titles, and knowing who we are.
In the Christmas story as told by Luke, there is a theme running throughout of God seeing people who feel unseen.
NYOJoe 007: Sometimes we move on from Thanksgiving far too quickly. This year, when we may be more excited than ever for whatâ€™s next, letâ€™s remember to take thanksgiving with us.
NYOJoe 006: Serious issues in the world can steal our joy. Let’s explore how we can acknowledge the seriousness of what’s going on in the world and maintain our joy at the same time.
NYOJoe 005: What makes you, you? For a long time, I assumed it was the way we think, our personalities. But loving someone with Alzheimerâ€™s has me reconsidering that. So let’s think about Descartes, Alzheimerâ€™s, and what we mean when we use the word â€˜soul.â€™