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Shepherd Me…

A homily for Good Shepherd Sunday (Easter 4) Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA May 12, 2019 *Note: Homily preached on my first Sunday following ordination to the Sacred Order of Priests in the The Episcopal Church Texts: … Continue reading

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What then should we do?

Homily for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year C December 16, 2018 Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA Lectionary Readings Referenced: Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 For better or for worse, we need people in our lives who will … Continue reading

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The Eve before the Eve before New Years

When I was young, I had a record (yes, a vinyl record) of children’s Christmas songs, one of which was called The Day Before the Night Before Christmas.  I can’t recall all the lyrics, but some of them were, “…it’s … Continue reading

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Weekend Retreat

I had the joy of spending the weekend at one of my favorite places (ShrineMont) with some of my favorite people. I was able to accompany my faith community at St. Thomas to this annual mountain retreat to recharge, reconnect, … Continue reading

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First steps

My daughter asked me the other day to tell her about the story of her first steps. She was asking because she came across a little video montage her Dad had made of her toddling first steps across the red … Continue reading

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Waiting Game

I have been working around my house today while trying to think of some pithy or poignant story about waiting in response to this week’s “Who is My Neighbor” theme. But, the cold and hard truth is that I do … Continue reading

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