Seven Buses

Song of Solomon 2:10-13, 8:6-7 August 30, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott It is the season for weddings. In the past two weeks, I have performed two weddings and met with another couple whose wedding will take place in just over a month. All of these couples are, of course, very much in … More Seven Buses

Nothing But Smoke

Excerpts from Ecclesiastes August 23, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Fabio Bonizzoni is a conductor featured recently on a website called “All of Bach.” He conducted a Bach cantata called, “Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke” which translates to “I am content with my luck.” In an interview afterward, Bonizzoni explains what Bach … More Nothing But Smoke

Divine Disorder

Proverbs 8:22-36 August 16, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Introduction to scripture: The reading today from Proverbs comes from a biblical tradition that scholars refer to as the Wisdom tradition and before I read that scripture, let me talk a little about what that means. Sometimes on chalice communion Sundays, I use the … More Divine Disorder

The Beginning of Wisdom

Proverbs 1:1-7, 3:1-8 August 9, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Are you familiar with the term “cyborg”? A cyborg is “a fictional or hypothetical person whose physical abilities are extended beyond normal human limitations by mechanical elements built into the body.” At least, that is the definition of cyborg according to Siri, “my … More The Beginning of Wisdom