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Try to Remember

Originally posted on small points of light:
When I lived in St. Louis, I became a fan of the outdoor musical theatre company called the MUNY, which generally performed 8 shows each summer at one week duration each. The MUNY…

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Candle Light

Yesterday, on my way back home from our mother-daughter road trip, I asked my daughter if she wanted to stop at the Yankee Candle outlet that was en route. She shares my love of candles and we thought we might … Continue reading

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Wrestling

Did you ever have one of those days where a word just keeps coming up? In every context today, I seem to hear the word “wrestling.” It started in church with the Old Testament lesson, Jacob wrestling in the desert … Continue reading

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Refuge on the Path

The Lord is my light, my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the refuge of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? In the shadow of Your wings I will sing Your praises, O Lord. One thing … Continue reading

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Christ as a Light

Canticle (Prayer of St. Patrick) Christ, as a light illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me on my left and my right. This day be within and without … Continue reading

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Life and Loss

My heart has been heavy this week. A friend and colleague of mine suffered a tragedy many of us would find unimaginable, the sudden death of her 20 year old son during a routine, fun-filled Fourth of July weekend at … Continue reading

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Out Loud

Today, with great joy, I had the privilege of announcing the call of a new rector for the church community that I so dearly love. This is the happy news I have holding in my heart, and it has been … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Today smells of cut grass, and fresh dirt. Breathing in the air on this Monday holiday of Memorial Day weekend, I am aware that wafting smells of burgers, BBQ, and chlorine-ready swimming pools also greet us in this coming-of-summer rite … Continue reading

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Stillness 5: Paths of Knowing

“Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth, and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all day long.” ~ Psalm 25: 4-5 (Photo … Continue reading

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Seeing the Light 4: Candles

This week, in the middle of the labyrinth that is the background image for the Cultivating Sacred Space project, is a link to lighting a virtual candle. I am copying the link below to this wonderful, interfaith site so you … Continue reading

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