Thought I’d give you some preparation time. Ash Wednesday is in one week and the forty days of Lent begin. The Hubbell Pew started as a Lenten discipline fifteen years ago since I had for decades failed in my effort to give up oatmeal-raisin cookies for Lent. I used as my inspiration in the early…

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The place God calls you is is to the place where your deep gladness and the world’s hunger meet. —¬†Frederick Buechner. This morning during my meditation I focused on where is the place where God calls me. Buechner tries to give us a roadmap. Neither Google Maps nor does the “woman who must be obeyed”…

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