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Dry Bones and Forgiveness: Jesus Meets Lazarus in the Tomb

The readings for Lent V can be found by clicking here. To listen to me preaching, click the “play” button below.  Please note: You’ll hear my voice crack throughout because I find the call to forgiveness to be deeply personal and quite … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets the Samaritan Woman at the Well

The hour is coming, says Jesus. “The hour is coming when you will worship [God] neither in this mountain nor In Jerusalem.” “The hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship [God] in spirit and … Continue reading

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Jesus Meets Himself in the Wilderness

The theme for Lent this year is Five Meetings with Jesus.  In the first meeting, Jesus meets himself in the wilderness.  Click here for Lent I, Year A readings. This story from the Gospel always makes me think of that … Continue reading

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On Hospitality

You can read today’s scripture by clicking here. An aboriginal elder named Lilla Watson has worked toward reconciliation in her native Australia for decades helping to reclaim the culture of aborigines and working to restore their rights in the aftermath … Continue reading

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I Believe In You

Preached at St Paul’s in Brighton, MI on the Feast of All Saints, November 1, 2015.  The Gospel was John 11:32-44 and we used Marianne Williamson’s famous quote from A Return to Love as one of the readings. Jesus said … Continue reading

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Have Salt In Yourselves

Preached at St Barnabas Episcopal Church in Chelsea, MI on September 27, 2015, Proper 21.  The Gospel was Mark 9: 38-50.  Listen below (it’s really only 13 minutes long – I have yet to figure out why the audio posts at … Continue reading

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Self-care: Rule #4

4 – Always supply local needs first (and only then think of exporting products – first to nearby cities, then to others). If clergy in the Episcopal Church have heard any lecture over and over again in our training, it’s … Continue reading

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