One thing that’s new about where we live now is that we seem to have a lot of impromptu gatherings with people. They don’t happen every day. But enough…
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I hope this finds you and yours well and warm. It’s been a couple of weeks, so it’s nice being back. We went on a little vacation that I’ve titled The …
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I made a little video for the lovely and generous supporters of mine at Patreon today about the Doctrine of Concordance (sounds like fun, right?!!) and…
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I gave a sermon today at the lovely Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church. You can watch the sermon here. Or, you can read it here. The Scripture text I…
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At age 41, I must admit, I feel strange for not feeling a sense of “home” geographically. We live in Northern California now, and though I was born in …
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And because God’s love is restless like the surging of the sea, we are pulled by heaven’s dynamic to become, not just to be. - Celtic Prayer ‘Iona Abbe…
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I think we all struggle to some degree with a sense of captivity, though it may take different forms… Maybe in your case, you were told to shut up and …
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What would happen if, when you walked into your classroom, office, boardroom, yoga class (or any other group environment during these pandemical times)…
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I always get a bit nervous when someone asks me what I’m doing these days… “I’m a seminarian preparing for ordained ministry in the church,” I’ll say. …
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I can’t tell you why I need to write… Or why there’s nothing I enjoy more than reading and drinking coffee for hours on end. I can’t tell you why I liv…
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I used to parent (which, by the way, it’s so weird to use ‘parent’ as a verb) based on this premise… As parents, we made a choice to bring a child into…
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I love watching craftspeople… We’ve been watching a British (?) show on Netflix called The Repair Shop. I’m hooked. It’s so good. It’s incredible seein…
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