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Being Called In

A reflection for Proper 18, Year A Prepared for Red Door healing service, Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (Richmond, VA) Matthew 18:15-20 Jesus said, “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault … Continue reading

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New Light

Here in Virginia, snow is a rare treat, or at least, a treat for me. I grew up in Western New York with snow as the standard issue landscape for at least five months of the year. Now that I … Continue reading

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Remembering the Alamo

It was nine years ago today that I sat with my head buried in my hands, sobbing in the Alamo.  I realize that is a strange image and memory with which to begin a blog post.  But, whether I knew … Continue reading

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Epiphany and Science

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Advent Word: Respond

It was on the Saturday before Advent began that I bought a large, specialty Amaryllis bulb at the local garden shop. I was told it would bloom white with red edging, and that it was ready and full of potential … 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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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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Bonus Assignment

“Don’t you notice that there are particular moments when you are naturally inspired to introspection? Work with them gently, for these are the moments when you can go through a powerful experience, and your whole worldview can change quickly.” ― … Continue reading

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