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Practicing Resurrection

We are in the liturgical season of Easter.  What does that mean? To me it means that we are “practicing resurrection.” It means that we are called to be an “Easter people.”  Let me explain. Recently our lectionary reading was … Continue reading

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The Truth Beyond Magic

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen…”                                                                                                      -Hebrews 11:1 “It was a problem of faith. The future seemed intolerable. There was fatigue too and anger, but more than anything there was … Continue reading

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The Weakness of God

As we moved from Maundy Thursday to Good Friday to the silence of Saturday, I found myself dreading Easter.  I was not ready to rejoice as news of the bombing of Afghanistan continued in the headlines.  I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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God’s Week

Early morning Easter service in a new church. Easter lunch with a 90 year old and her 3 week old great grandchild. A challenging meeting about Camp responses to school violence. 9 hours in the woods along the upper Hudson … Continue reading

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Love Wins

Let me be honest. I know the story. I have heard it and read it my entire life. But even with that being the case, I don’t really know what happened. I don’t know what happened early that morning at … Continue reading

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