Almost Fall

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I love the fall. I love it so much that any time I get within a horizon’s distance away from it I start talking about how much I love the fall. Weeks of 100+ degree … Read More

Welcoming Diversity

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If you ever set foot on the campus of Harvard University you will notice that the sidewalks are curiously arranged. At other public institutions, the sidewalks might run around the outer edge of green spaces … Read More

After Easter

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I am not sure we know what to do with this time after Easter, but before Pentecost. All the patience, preparation, and waiting for Easter is behind us. The fine Easter clothes are packed away … Read More

New Life

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I do not accept the narrative about the death of the church, in general, or the Presbyterian Church (USA), in particular.  I have seen too much evidence to the contrary.  New ministries are popping up … Read More

Observing Lent

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I grew up in a non-religious family. My mother and father both had bad experiences in the church, so faith was almost always kept at arms length. I was baptized in the Roman Catholic Church … Read More

Following Stars

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On Epiphany of the Lord, we journey with the magi as they follow a star in the east to the young Jesus. This holy day concludes the twelve days of Christmas. It often falls during … Read More

A Living Nativity

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The story of Christmas is really many stories of Christ’s birth. Matthew’s gospel contains the conception of Christ by the Holy Spirit, the angel visit to Joseph, Jesus’ birth, the wise men’s visit with their … Read More