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When The Time Is Right

December 8, 2019

It was a bitterly cold Christmas Day morning 50 years ago. The plan was to load up our re-purposed delivery (camper) van with our two little ones and all the gear they required, along with Christmas gifts, and head out on the three-hour …( read more )

And God Comes Near

December 15, 2018

I have been reflecting on the role of nativity plays, pageants, and tableaux in the formation of our spirituality. Here are my thoughts. In December 2017, as I watched the children and young adults play their various roles in the tableaux …( read more )

From The Depths Of Despair

March 3, 2018

She was at the lowest point that I had ever seen. It was mid-winter, and her Seasonal Affective Disorder (SADS) was visiting the full force of its power on her. At first, I did not know how to help her to fight her way through the deeply …( read more )

Human Community

September 20, 2008

I didn't have any choice, this summer. Our fence had to be repaired and re-stained. The repairs went fine. It was a bit of a challenge, but my knowledge and skills were able to meet the challenge, and when I … (read more)

Jesus Is The Bread Of Life

August 27, 2000

Jesus chose some interesting symbols to remind us about the depth and breadth of God's love for us humans, symbols like bread, and wine, and water. In today's text, Jesus speaks about himself as "the bread of life." When I … (read more)

 



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