The Daily Pastoral

Short pastoral notes emailed to you daily during the week.

Union precedes repentance. We are not only loved by God when we reach perfection (impossible, btw). Rather, God rushes to us in our imperfection and…
It’s easy to think about revelation as us (humanity) in search of God. But what the story in the garden of Eden shows us is that revelation is not us in…
The meaning of blessing is this: A proclamation that we are in relationship with God. (And it’s God who kicked things off.) We bless because we first…
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Just remember… Your human nature is not an obstacle to your relationship with God. You were made truly, wonderfully, and incarnationally human. Amen. In…
God of good news of great joy for all people, give us a share in your delight. Remind us of your cosmic joy, deeper and wider than all sorrow, the…
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Christmas Poem by EE Cummings
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As he nears his death (by beheading, nonetheless), John the Baptizer asks the following from his prison cell… “Are you the one who is to come, or are we…
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