Tag Archives: God

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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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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Ends and Means

Religion is to be used as a stepping stone to God, but it must never be used as a tower to hold one aloft from others. We are all cells in the body of humanity. When anyone attempts to isolate … Continue reading

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The Day God Came to Church

“Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it.”                                                      … Continue reading

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Time to Be Still

I live in New York City; not a great place to be if one’s in search of solemnity. That’s a problem, at least for me, because I find it hard to pray when I’m in constant flux or motion. For … Continue reading

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“Every Round Goes Higher, Higher”

This past week a colleague and I went on a short but brisk hike up the steep one-mile path to the top of Mt. Beacon, in Beacon, New York.  It’s a great hike for the novice who doesn’t mind some … Continue reading

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More Than the Hokey Pokey

“Happy are those who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times.”  Psalm 106:3 Being Presbyterian, I am prone to thinking that God requires singing  ”Holy, Holy, Holy” with the descant, debting instead of trespassing, and knowing the table of … Continue reading

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