Fleshly, Fleshy Spirituality: A BidNite Sermon (Audio Available)

Sermon by Rev. Diane Rollert, 24 January 2016

Congratulations to Shoshanna Green, winner of the Bidnite sermon topic raffle. After many years of buying raffle tickets, her persistence finally paid off.

When Shoshanna first asked me to preach about fleshly, fleshy spirituality, we both wondered, given our monthly themes, where the topic would fit. Somehow, we agreed that this month’s theme of laughter was our best bet. Fleshly, fleshy spirituality, laughter.  Well, you know what came into my head… After all, where do religion and spirituality seem to struggle more than when it comes to dealing with sexuality?

“No, no, no,” Shoshanna said to me. “I’m thinking about our bodies and the challenge to live a truly embodied spirituality. Sexuality is just one aspect of the bigger picture.”

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