I wrote previously about the ups and downs in life, comparing it to the recent activity on the stock market. One word that has been used to describe the stock markets in recent days is the word “volatile.” It is interesting to consider the implications of this word for our life of faith in the … Continue reading Volatility
The news this week has been about the world stock markets which dropped suddenly and then have been up and down in wide swings nearly every day. Whether one has invested in the stock market or not, the news about the world economy has implications for all of us. The down days bring concern to … Continue reading Ups and downs
My father is spending this Father’s Day in the hospital. His situation reminds me that all of us live in the reality of a “soon, but not yet” existence. What we thought a week ago was to be an overnight stay because of some recent falls turned out to be more complicated. By mid-week, geographically … Continue reading Soon, but not yet
On this day that Christians call “Good Friday” I am reflecting on why Jesus had to die. In some devotional readings this past week, I have been struck by how our sinful human condition produces a world in which something or someone has to die in order for life to continue for others. W. Phillip … Continue reading Reflections for Good Friday
Hello! Thanks for stopping in! My name is Paul Leichty. I am the Director of CAN. The Congregational Accessibility Network (CAN) is a network of individuals, families, congregations, and organizations to promote accessibility and inclusion of persons with disabilities in faith communities. CAN began in 2007 and became independent in February 2011. As a result, … Continue reading Welcome to New CAN Blog!