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Ascension

A sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter (Sunday after Ascension), Year A Prepared for Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond VA Lectionary Readings Between my days as a college professor and my evenings as a seminary student, I … Continue reading

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Advocate

A homily for Easter 6, Year A prepared for the Red Door Healing Service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church John 14:15-21 Jesus said, ”If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and … Continue reading

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Hosanna

A homily prepared for Red Door Healing Service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Friday, April 7 2017 Gospel Text: Palm Sunday/Liturgy of the Palms, Year A Matthew 21:1-11 When Jesus and his disciples had come near Jerusalem and had … Continue reading

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My Shepherd

My well intended daily lenten blog writing has taken a back-seat to several weeks where it seemed a perfect storm of stress, health, and existential challenges were making it difficult to remain upright, let alone find public words to share. … Continue reading

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By night…

This is the homily I offered up today for Red Door Healing Service at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.  It is all about proximity, though (as everything seems to be this Lent…my intention is doing what it was intended … Continue reading

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In All Our Complexity

A sermon for the Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A Matthew 5:21-37 Jesus said, “You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, ‘You shall not murder’; and ‘whoever murders shall be liable to judgment.’ But … Continue reading

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In the wilderness

A reflection for Advent 2, Year A prepared for Red Door Healing Service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Friday, December 2, 2016 Matthew 3:1-12 In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, ‘Repent, for … Continue reading

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Making Room

A reflection for Proper 25, Year C Luke 18:9-14 Jesus told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee … Continue reading

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Where the journey leads

A Reflection for Proper 18, Year C Luke 14:25-33 Now large crowds were traveling with Jesus; and he turned and said to them, “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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