There's a Wocket in my Pocket!
There's a Wocket in My Pocket" – Luke 8:26-39 Seuss' book talks about impossible things in a house as well as things the character is scared of. The scripture story is about a man possessed with demons, forced to live chained up in a cave. The dark, the bats, the solitude – the moisture makes you bonkers. Like going to sleep at the Jersey Shore and waking up in Yonkers. Folks say, "Have faith. God's with you now and forever." But mental illness takes a toll – it seems connect
Hop on Pop
Hop on Pop, by Dr. Seuss mentions impossible things … house on mouse. Fish in tree. And for many of us – the Trinity is nearly impossible to wrap our heads around. Here is part of a Trinity Sunday sermon inspired by Hop on Pop. God. Nod. Nod. God. I nod at God, while laying sod. One. Three. Three one. God is one, God is three. What does that mean to you and me? Father, Son and Holy Ghost, who do you relate to most? The one in charge? Beloved Son? Or Holy Spirit? Three in o
One fish two fish, red fish blue fish
The second Seuss sermon tied together creation and confirmation as we celebrated Pentecost. It began: "One fish two fish, red fish blue fish. God created all the fish. Moon and sun and plants and stars. God made you. God made Mars. God made the worm and ladybug; God made plants and people, then God shrugged. Saw all was made and it was good. Took a rest, because he could. From there to here, from here to there, amazing things are everywhere." Contact Pastor Kay if you want
It's Dr. Seuss month at St. James!
June is Dr. Seuss month at St. James - sermons and discussions pair his books with scripture. The first sermon paired Matt. 9:9-13 with Green Eggs and Ham. It started like this: That God I am, that God I am. I am God, the great I AM. That God I am, that God I am – it's hard to follow God I am. A call to follow, call to serve – Would you, could you get the nerve? Would you serve me, do you care? Would you serve me here or there? Would you follow, do you dare? Bring your fami