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Life Follows Where Love Leads

A sermon preached on July 22, 2018, Proper 11, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kingston, NY.  You can read today’s scripture by clicking here.  We began today’s worship with the hymn – “In Christ there is no east or … Continue reading

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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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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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Caboose Work (and the death of a metaphor)

I recently spent some time crossing the country via train.  Berkeley (Emeryville), CA to Ann Arbor (Ypsilanti), MI where I am making my new home.  Moving is a time of exhaustion, planning, expense, calling in favors, more planning, more expense, … Continue reading

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When We Can No Longer Hide

I know a woman. She was walking down Shattuck Ave in downtown Berkeley the other night at about 11:30.  She had just come out of the movie theatre and upon checking her smartphone for the arrival of the next bus,discovered that … Continue reading

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