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We Are the Sheep of God’s Pasture

I don’t really like to think of myself as a sheep because they are somewhat stupid animals and I have prided myself on being a good student during my academic career.  But the truth is that I can also be … Continue reading

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Why do you wear a cross, if you do?

We have passed through Easter and heard the good news:  Christ is risen!  He is risen indeed!   Death has been defeated!  The cross is empty which has gotten me thinking about crosses. My mother collected crosses and had several favorites … Continue reading

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What Do You Say to an Atheist?

I read an article a few years ago that stated that perhaps atheism is the new normal for the future. It has been fashionable to ask atheists, “What god do you not believe in?” because you and I probably do … Continue reading

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Pentecost Shows God’s Amazing Inclusivity

The Pentecost account in Acts chapter two shows how open and inclusive God is. So often, we want to define faith and community in a small way as our church or our denomination – or if we are being very … Continue reading

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Come Celebrate with Us

With thanks to Walt Whitman We celebrate. With cake and ice cream, prayers and songs, poems and dances, With eulogies, stories, and photos, We celebrate our lives, our past, and our future. We celebrate. With hummingbirds sipping from the salvia, … Continue reading

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Whose Call Do You Answer?

Sunday was Mother’s Day.  One of our members brought pink roses for everyone to honor our mothers.  It was also Good Shepherd Sunday (John 10:1-10.)  No one brought sheep but we talked about what it meant for us to listen … Continue reading

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The Light Gets In

After months of knitting, I aimed my finished sweater at the trashcan beneath sink. My Grandmother Sonja’s hand on my arm stopped me. “Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” (Leonard … Continue reading

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