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Temptation, Again

Lent has begun and we’re all left wondering where those “extra” weeks of Epiphany went to (Epiphany was 4 weeks longer this year than last year). Since my wife and I moved from an apartment to a house last week, … Continue reading

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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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Salvation Comes

I cannot get this week’s texts out of my head. Habakkuk and Isaiah are hauntingly convicting and Zacchaeus’ story makes it real for me. This poem sums up where I am at the moment. Salvation Comes another murder a few … Continue reading

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May I Have This Dance?

I in them and you in me, that they may become completely one, so that the world may know that you have sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.   John 17:23 Perichoresis Something within me … Continue reading

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Human Ways

I’ve been contemplating these texts for a while. If you are looking for sermon help, check out what I wrote here. The more I think about the events of the last couple of weeks along with the readings for this … Continue reading

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A Bit of Poetry

I’m on vacation this week so I am sharing a poem based on the Song of Solomon reading from my book, Barefoot Theology. Marriage we held hands, my beloved and I made promises to care for one another to share laughter … Continue reading

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Wake Up!

Wake up, Sweet Jesus! Wake up! We are perishing. Do you not care? I cry out these words when I hear of senseless, violent death …When a transperson is murdered or takes their own life …When a young man with … Continue reading

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