Tag Archives: Epiphany

What are You Looking For?

This question Jesus asked those first two who followed him –  “What are you looking for?” – haunts me. I can’t escape from it. Those two followers neatly avoided answering it. I don’t thing they were all that concerned with … Continue reading

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After the Journey

Sometimes it’s what you do after the journey that matters. We spent four weeks preparing ourselves for Bethlehem. Four weeks to make a journey that we take every year. We see the sights – Mary nine months pregnant plodding along, … Continue reading

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Christmas, Epiphany, and a Whole New Road

This week is the second Sunday in Christmastide and the Sunday before Epiphany. I’ve been reading both sets of texts and will be preaching on Matthew’s account of the coming of the magi. These magi traveled from foreign lands to … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Epiphany and the New Year

Come, let us pray for the people of God gathered here and elsewhere. (silence or a time for people to quietly give voice to their concerns) Eternal God for whom a thousand years are a blink of an eye, hear … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Weary Psychiatric Chaplain

Some weeks are exhausting. There is not enough of me to go around. I am overwhelmed by the tasks and the needs placed before me. Weariness adds to the winter darkness. Isaiah’s words could be my own this week:  I … Continue reading

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Waiting for Wisdom

We know the story. Maybe we know it too well. Many of us barely made it to Bethlehem in time to hear the angels sing. Then we get lost in the crowds because we don’t want to hear about the … Continue reading

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Epiphany Happens

It is the season of Epiphany and I’ve been thinking about how God reveals God in the world today. Many people complain that God is not as present or active as God was in biblical times. What if this really … Continue reading

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