Comfort in a Cup

by The Rev. Richard Heinz A few years ago, a dear friend of our family moved to Delaware, Ohio. She shares our love of tea. To make a long story short, she and her daughter discovered a little [...]


by The Rev. George F. Borghardt III Naaman knew what he needed. Everybody knows how someone gets cured from leprosy. First, the prophet has to come out of his house. Then, he stands and calls on [...]

2008 Lenten Reflections Now Available!

The Holy Season of Lent is just around the corner. The Higher Things Daily Reflections for Lent point us away from ourselves to Jesus who did all things and suffered all things to save us. The [...]

More Info On “Be Mine”

Information on the 2008 "Be Mine" Retreat.

Preparing for the Journey: The Gesima Sundays

Rev. William Weedon If Lent is the journey to Easter; if Easter is the return to the new life given to us in our Baptism; then Gesimatide is the preparation for that journey of return to our [...]

Can You Tell Me How to Get (How to Get) to Sesame Street?

by Kimberly Grams I just learned that original episodes of Sesame Street are out on DVD (Volume 2 was released in November). They come with a warning: “These early ‘Sesame Street’ episodes are [...]

A Heart that Sees

by The Rev. Jonathan Naumann As we recently contemplated during Christmastime, the Gospel of St. John says, “[Christ] was in the world, . . . the world did not recognize Him” (John 1:10). [...]

Higher Things Winter Issue Released

Winter 2008 Holiday Clearance.

Desperate for “Desperate”

by Kimberly Grams Vicarious. Cathartic. There’s something therapeutic about watching fictional people do outrageous things. “Desperate Housewives” is my favorite, over-the-top show. It’s juicy – [...]

Homily for the Baptism of Our Lord, 2008

by The Rev. William Weedon The Ethiopian Eunuch had been up to Jerusalem. He was riding home now, maybe with his brand-spanking new copy of Isaiah, and he was reading along and puzzling over [...]