Tag Archives: resurrection

Unfolding Time

Let me just say this – I see a lot of bird butts.  I would like to see more, of the bird, that is, but I am an amateur, and by the time I get my binoculars on an active … Continue reading

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On black holes and empty tombs

For science nerds like myself (because just being a church nerd isn’t nerdy enough…), one of the most mind-blowing news items from last year was the first image taken of a black hole.  The subject of the portrait was the … Continue reading

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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 In-between Time

I am writing this on Holy Saturday – the day between the death of Good Friday and the resurrection of Easter.  In church terms, I think of this as the day that death sinks in, the day of hopelessness and … Continue reading

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Lent Amidst the Toppled Trees

I love trees.  In my younger days, there wasn’t a tree I wouldn’t climb to explore and try to get its view of the world.  I stick to the ground these days, but I love learning about them, planting them, … 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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May It Be So

It has been a hard week.  Early Easter morning my uncle died.  At almost 90, his death was not a tragedy; but we will miss him deeply.  And then came news of the death of a friend’s teen aged son. … Continue reading

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