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The Kingdom, The Power, and the The Glory

A sermon for Proper 29, Year C: Christ the King Luke 23:33-43 When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. Then … Continue reading

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Made Well

A Reflection for Proper 23, Year C Luke 17:11-19 On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, they called out, saying, … 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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shattered

My daughter has grown fond of saying that the only thing she and I have in common is the roundness of our faces.  While some people seem to think we have a “mini-me” thing going on, she has always taken … Continue reading

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Advent Words: Heal and Thank

I sit tonight with two days of advent words on my mind and in my heart: “heal” and “thank.” I was in travel-mode yesterday, in route to visit family. So, I set aside my nightly writing to enjoy the family … Continue reading

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Quiet Confidence

It’s been a few days since I have sat still long enough to put words to paper here on small points of light.  In spite of the heat and humidity of a Virginia summer, the only place I wanted to … Continue reading

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Journeying 4: Maundy Thursday

In my journey leading up to today, I have been thinking and writing about Maundy Thursday, foot washing, and justice (you can read that post from my Cultivating Sacred Space series here). This morning, I pondered whose feet I would … Continue reading

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Windows to the Soul

Yesterday, I woke up looking like a blood-hound, with two bright red, aching eyes staring back at me in the mirror. The day before, I had tried out a different shade of deep slate blue eyeliner that felt a little … Continue reading

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brokenness

There are days when brokenness is palpable.  There is brokenness in my community of friends, several of whom struggle with the pain of loss and have been recently visited by the depths of grief.  There is brokenness in the federal … Continue reading

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Last Trip to Lilydale

This is an “archive” story that I wrote several years ago, reflecting back to the last days of summer during a time of transition in my life. I write often these days on my blog about my current expressions of … Continue reading

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