Monthly Archives: February 2016

Stories Shape Us

In the first reading from Exodus we hear of Moses, the former prince of Egypt who grew up in privilege killed an Egyptian overseer who was mistreating a Hebrew slave and was forced to flee Egypt is out in the … Continue reading

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Our Storied Purpose

Three chapters prior to today’s rather strange reading from Genesis, Abram responded to God’s call to pack his bags and take off on a life-changing journey. God had promised Abram a new land in which he would be the father … Continue reading

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Temptations

Last Sunday’s’ Gospel passage from Luke is about Jesus in the wilderness facing various temptations. My grandfather was quite fond of telling folk that he could “resist everything except temptation…” The very strange and factual reality is that in the … Continue reading

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Faith Stories

Let us take a careful look at the story from Deuteronomy 26:1-11, which is the teaching of Moses as the people of Israel are getting ready to enter the Promised Land. Time is used in a really interesting way in … Continue reading

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