Tag Archives: peter surgenor

Is This The Time?

Tucked in the first chapter of Acts this line challenges us today.  The disciples were waiting according to Jesus direction in Jerusalem.  Maybe getting a bit antsy as forty days had passed since Jesus death and resurrection.  They are standing … 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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New Year’s Resolutions

On January 4th there are statistical reports about new year’s resolutions. How do they find out? There are also radio reporters giving advice about how to frame your resolutions (small and easily achievable). What are our resolutions about living lives … Continue reading

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Learning and Teaching

While memories of great summer camp experiences at Holmes were in my mind, I happened to listen to a Ted Radio Hour on Education.  One speaker, an educator from India described an experiment where a computer screen and mouse connected … 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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Hidden Treasures and Emerging Life

The retreating snow cover at Holmes received a fresh dusting overnight as Confirmation Retreat attendees arrived. Even as the snow cover retreats from a retreat center there are signs of God restarting the spring growth cycles.  In side the beehives … Continue reading

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