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If Moses Prayed Today

RCL – Year A – Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost – Reformation Sunday – October 26, 2014 Deuteronomy 34:1-12 with Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 with Psalm 1 and 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Matthew 22:34-46

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Hearing the Name of God

YHWH The God who just is. If it were only that simple . . . Once upon a time, it was. Time and tradition have convoluted the simplicity of a straight forward revelation. Over the generations vowels have been lost … Continue reading

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Between Idolatry and Rejoicing There is Gratitude

Something odd happened this morning. Odd in a good way. I had prepared a group activity for my usual Wednesday morning group called, “Building Hope.” It turned into more than a simple activity for my patients. It actually went far … Continue reading

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Wandering in the Desert

Having spent a week in the Arizona desert surrounded by memories of other times and places, I have greater sympathy for those ancient Israelites. The heat of the sun and the strange, twisted nostalgia that loss brings conspire to make … Continue reading

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Faith and Forgiveness: A Pastoral Prayer

Before time existed, Holy God, you were there. Before the world came into being, you just were. Long after this creation fades away, you will continue to be. Humanity is such a small part of all that is, yet we … Continue reading

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