Monthly Archives: August 2016

Eating with Jesus

A reflection for Proper 17, Year C: Luke 14:1, 7-14 ¬†On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the sabbath, they were watching him closely. When he … Continue reading

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healing, before we ask

Meditation for Proper 16, Year C   Luke 13:10-17 Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was … Continue reading

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saints

I’ve been thinking about “saints” a great deal this week, and saints have been finding me. ¬†Although I only get to the West Coast a few times a year, my great joy is worshipping surrounded by the dancing saints of … Continue reading

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Closing Up

Today, we close an amazing week of camp. Campers have changed and grown, and I have too. Here is the Gospel text (from the Common for Artists and Writers) and my homily from closing worship for campers and their families. … Continue reading

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Feeling Check

One of the joys of camp is the intentionality with which feelings are openly discussed.  Last night, I was humbled by being welcomed into the feeling check and cabin time of 10 and 11 years olds voicing their emerging questions … Continue reading

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Everything clicks

Last night I fell asleep trying to compose a blog post.  Seriously.  It wasn’t even that late, but I was that exhausted.  Like a middle school novella, I had managed to spill my tray in the dining hall during dinner. … Continue reading

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Labyrinth

During the past 24 hours I have circled the labyrinth numerous times, sometimes as an act of my own meditation and others, accompanying campers and counselors as they experience the turns in which there is no wrong path as we … Continue reading

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Resurrection Lilies

This session of art camp, we are “considering the lilies of the field.”  Today, I watched our field literally fill with arriving campers and their families, bringing brightness and curiosity to our mountain camp.  Since I am new to the … Continue reading

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