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Epiphany and Science

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Mega Savings

I come from a long line of frugal people. Growing up, the grocery story circulars would come around mid-week, and we’d begin making a list by store chain of items listed for sale.  We often re-purposed an old envelope, so that … Continue reading

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Jettison Cargo

Over the past couple weeks as I’ve been living in October’s “over-drive” mode, I have had a couple brushes with ordinary mortality.  A seemingly healthy, not-much-older-than-me neighbor died suddenly.  Close friends are battling with cancer.  In the course of being … Continue reading

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Blessing 3: Community

In my faith community, we are reading Diana Butler Bass’ Christianity After Religion for discussion during Lent. Tonight, my small group started discussing “belief in community” as one of the important characteristics of our religious expression. In other words, belief … Continue reading

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what I believe, at this moment…

It is Friday afternoon as I sit at my desk. I am thinking back across my week, from the vantage point of this chair, as I reflect on the question of “what do I believe?” in response to this week’s … Continue reading

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All are welcome

When I was growing up, communion was scheduled the first Sunday of each month. We had special plates, similar to offering plates, which were passed from person to person, pew to pew. The first presented carefully broken pieces of matzoh, … Continue reading

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Confirmation

I sat in the front of my church, along with people I had come to know well and care for deeply. Bishop Gulick was presiding, and for this I was grateful because I had met him before when I sang … Continue reading

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