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Prophets and Kings

My Disciple Bible study group is studying the prophets in the Hebrew Bible. I have come to appreciate the relationship between politics and a people’s relationship with their God. Prophesy in the Hebrew Bible isn’t about telling what will happen in the … Continue reading

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Privilege, Pride or Wonder

Last Sunday in the lectionary we were reminded of the presumptuous questions to Jesus from James and John, the sons of Zebedee.    (Mark 10:35-48) First they established their privilege, “ If we ask you a question will you grant our … Continue reading

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#SpeakPeace

Although I have not been a regular attendee in the past year, the Heretics of Stony Point are still going strong.  Meeting on the 2ndand 4thWednesdays, the lectionary study/preaching discussion/deeply pondered/often passionate/sometimes raucous group gathered last week.  Ten of us … Continue reading

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Fearfully & Wonderfully Made

Every knitter has their own style.  There’s the way they hold the needles, and the tension with which they allow the yarn to feed into the project.  There’s the method they choose to cast on, or place the first loops … Continue reading

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Mad As Hell

‘I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!’  – Howard Beale “Be slow to anger because your anger does not produce God’s righteousness…” – James 1:20 So, we come to this moment in the ebb … Continue reading

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Reaching Back to Find My Way Foward

I wouldn’t be who I am today Or, where I am today If, when I was 19 years old, I hadn’t stumbled upon the book Raids on the Unspeakable by Thomas Merton. I can no longer find it on my bookshelf, but … Continue reading

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God Is Watching

“At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ 2 He called a child, whom he put among them, 3 and said, ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you … Continue reading

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