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Being A Citizen…

My dictionary definition for citizen reads “a native or naturalized member of a state, nation or kingdom who owes allegiance to its government and is entitled to its protection.” On July 4 we celebrate the 254th anniversary of the rebellion, … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Revolution

As we approach 2021, one tradition is making New Year’s resolutions – changes we want to make. Yet many of us seem to quickly revert to old habits or tend to forget the altruistic changes we intended. A colleague once … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2020

I recall as a child wondering what I should get my Dad for Father’s Day? And the things I remember getting him seem so small and even a bit tacky now. World’s Greatest Dad coffee mug, a funny card, a … Continue reading

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Whom Do You Serve?

There has always been some tension between the values of the Christian Gospel and the American ideal of individual independence and personal freedom. But we have seen this in new ways since the COVID-19 pandemic began. We have heard of … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

Each of the four gospels begins in a way that introduces the author’s context for telling the story of Jesus.  The beginning of each Gospel is a narrative of Jesus origin.  The earliest of the Gospels is Mark who begins … Continue reading

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I have to WAIT?

I have never liked waiting. Even as a child waiting for minutes seemed like hours. Waiting, while necessary, seemed like such a waste of time as I fretted and fidgeted. So it always seemed strange to me that we begin … Continue reading

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Go Prophet

After only a handful of pieces were added to the board, I watched in astonishment as all the pieces were swept off the board, and a puzzled look surfaced on my son’s face. His mother-in-law then recreated the game board … Continue reading

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Living the Impossible

Have you ever been surprised and startled by experiencing something that you never thought was possible? I know I have. Do you recall what it was like living the impossible – wondering if it were real or simply a dream … Continue reading

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Nic(odemus) at Night

If I was to provide a title for the Gospel on Trinity Sunday (Jesus & Nicodemus) I think it would be “Nick at Night.” Nicodemus a leader of Jerusalem came under cover of darkness to see Jesus. He did not … Continue reading

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Good Friday Reflection

There are days when it might be possible to imagine that we are basically good people and that our society is much more humane and compassionate than during the time the Gospels were written. It might even be possible for … Continue reading

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