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Take a Hike!

Many of you in the Presbytery know I love to hike. From early spring through the fall I often spend my entire Sabbath day hiking or climbing; and on my blog I detail many of the hikes I’ve taken and … Continue reading

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Sacred Hospitality

By the time this blog post goes live over 80 people will have gathered at Stony Point Center for a Sanctuary Training hosted by the Synod of the Northeast, Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, the Community of Living Traditions and the National … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Us!

During Inauguration weekend, I had a conversation with the pastor of a Presbyterian Church that was predominately black church.  When asked if the members of that church would be participating in the Women’s March the reply was “That is not … Continue reading

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What Does The Lord Require of Me?

Micah: 6:8 – He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? This week’s lectionary, the schedule of scripture … Continue reading

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Finding My Way…

     I am sitting at my desk today feeling buffeted by Friday’s inauguration and Saturday’s marches.  Opposing words, opposing visions, opposing passions.  I am aware that, while I have a clear preference, my reality does not align completely with … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Not An Enabler

From the very beginning of Jesus’ ministry we learn a very troubling lesson: Our messiah is not an enabler. You see Jesus is not here to do anything for us… He is here to empower us to go out into … Continue reading

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THE YEAR OF REVERENCE

2017 is the Year of the Rooster. The Chinese have zodiac signs that follow a 12-year cycle featuring a specific animal each year.  The rooster prompts an image of crowing and the cry to wake up and get to work! … Continue reading

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