Spirituality Archive - SanTan Sun News

Spirituality

Refocused attention on Jesus’ death, resurrection
3

Refocused attention on Jesus’ death, resurrection

March 25th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Guest Writer The Smithsonian Magazine recently featured an article titled Drawing Fire. Author Ron Rosenbaum began the article, “Fueled by outrage and armed with an artist’s pen, journalist...
God’s hand continues to lead us through pandemic
4

God’s hand continues to lead us through pandemic

March 25th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Columnist It hardly seems possible that it has been a year since the nightmare of a tragic pandemic has reared its ugly head. Many have lost loved ones and many more are witnessing friends and family...
Upheaval and unfortunate incidents can strengthen us
9

Upheaval and unfortunate incidents can strengthen us

February 11th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer The Scriptures are filled with anecdotes describing acts of one human being toward another to enhance their values and encourage humanities call for good.  There are so many ways to...
no-cover
2

St. Paul provides timely thoughts on love

February 4th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Guest Writer Reminders of February with Valentine’s Day and its emphasis on love, I remembered the following quote by Maya Angelou to challenge and inspire our understanding of love:  “Love...
God fills man’s soul with all good things
1

God fills man’s soul with all good things

February 4th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
By Lynne Hartke Guest Writer Spring is my favorite season in the desert. Golden poppies. Trumpeting red penstemon. Delicate purple asters. My husband Kevin and I always make it a priority to put in miles on desert trails when the...
We need to return to the nobility of equality
0

We need to return to the nobility of equality

February 4th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer Just when we thought we had seen and heard everything in our lifetime comes the unthinkable: An assault on our Nation’s Capitol. Who would or could have thought that this was possible in...
The plight of hunger in the Valley cannot be ignored
1

The plight of hunger in the Valley cannot be ignored

January 25th, 2021 | by Editorial Staff
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer After reading an article about hunger in our communities, I was impressed by the effort of so many people to offer assistance and aid to those suffering from the fallout of the pandemic. We...
2021, a year filled with hope and fulfillment
0

2021, a year filled with hope and fulfillment

December 31st, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Guest Writer In his classic novel, “A tale of two cities” Charles Dickens begins the opening paragraph with the phrase, “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” While it describes a...
Hope is a good thing, don’t let it go
0

Hope is a good thing, don’t let it go

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Pastor Marvin Arnpriester Guest Writer I recently watched The Shawshank Redemption, one of my favorite movies. It is the story about a banker named Andy Dufresne, who is accused of double murder in the 1940s. He is convicted...
We will reap a harvest if we don’t give up
0

We will reap a harvest if we don’t give up

September 24th, 2020 | by Editorial Staff
By Lynne Hartke Guest Writer I am pretending it is fall. I play this mind game with myself every September here in the desert. 100-degree temps, another six weeks of shorts (at least), and endless sunshine do not speak fall to...