Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

Delightfully Gifted

“Fear not,” God said to Abram just before drowning him in Grace. “Fear not,” said Jesus to the disciples right before walloping them with a truth beyond their capacity to receive it. When these words appear in scripture, it’s often … Continue reading

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Hope is at Hand

Tear gas used on toddlers at the Mexican border. War and violent conflicts continuing in more than twenty-five countries. A national climate report with dire implications. These things are inconsistent with Advent. How is it possible to focus on the ancient … Continue reading

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Envisioning a Holy Balance

Several years ago, I had a vision of a self-sustaining community that I often think about. On the Tuesday of Holy Week that year, I was alone in my room, praying, or trying to pray. It was a particularly difficult … Continue reading

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Green, Growing Things

RCL – June 17, 2012 – Third Sunday after Pentecost 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 with Psalm 20 or Ezekiel 17:22-24 with Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, (11-13), 14-17 or 2 Corinthians 5:6-17 Mark 4:26-34 We are in the midst of … Continue reading

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