Reflections


A Voice We Need to Hear 

A Voice We Need to Hear 

A Voice We Need to Hear                                 Luke 3:21-22 A voice from heaven. That is what Jesus hears when he is baptized.  We don’t know how loud it was or how many people heard it,...


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A Greeting of Joy

A Greeting of Joy

A Greeting of Joy It was a feeling of amazement and joy that I hadn’t expected.  It was almost a little eerie or otherworldly.  It was something close to miraculous. It was the experience...


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Just Start Doing It

Just Start Doing It

Just Start Doing It Luke 3:7-18 I don’t know exactly when I started brushing my teeth twice a day.  It was probably when I was 5 or 6.  I have been doing it virtually...


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The Advent Paradox

The Advent Paradox

The Advent Paradox A renowned teacher and activist Parker Palmer writes in his excellent little book The Promise of Paradox, “The way we respond to contradiction is pivotal to our spiritual lives.” Paradox requires “both/and”...


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Souls in God’s Sling

Souls in God’s Sling

Souls in God’s Sling This last weekend we heard the horrible news about the shooting that took place in a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh.  One of the rituals that the community there has been...


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