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Waiting for the Heavens to Rip Open
in Reflections

Waiting for the Heavens to Rip Open

There are different ways of opening Christmas presents. Some people just rip open the package to get at what is inside. This can especially be true for young children who have been told to wait...

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November 29, 2017
Thanksgiving as a Mindset
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Thanksgiving as a Mindset

There is a reason it is called “Thanksgiving”, because the focal point of the holiday is supposed to be giving thanks. Cultivating this kind of attitude is not easy. As Anne Lamott writes in her...

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November 21, 2017
Not again…
in Reflections

Not again…

The news flashed across my cell phone screen Sunday night. I didn’t want to look at it at first. I don’t think I believed it at first. But there it was. Another mass shooting. This...

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November 08, 2017
NOVEMBER 2017
in Tempo Newsletter

NOVEMBER 2017

Five hundred years ago Martin Luther made a list of statements challenging the practices of the church in his time. He did not want to start a new church, but he did want to reform...

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November 05, 2017
OCTOBER 2017
in Tempo Newsletter

OCTOBER 2017

For the vast majority of my childhood, I was raised in the small ranching town of Evanston, Wyoming. This rural community sits in the southwest corner of Wyoming, five miles from the Utah border, 100...

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October 05, 2017
A Different Kind of Sword
in Reflections

A Different Kind of Sword

Matthew 10:24-29 The truth hurts. Being confronted with another person’s honest feelings can sting a little. Being told the reality of a situation with no sugar-coating can be hard to handle. When a person is...

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June 22, 2017
Shaking off the dust
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Shaking off the dust

Matthew 9:35 – 10:8-23 Sometimes it can be hard to shake a feeling. There have been times when I have nearly had an accident in the car and that sense of fear or the wondering...

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June 15, 2017