The Things That Matter Most

Dear Friends, Two weeks ago, I let you all know that I will soon be leaving Trinity, and thus began our process of saying goodbye to one another.  Leaving this community will be hard for me.  You are hard to leave, because you have been willing to go to deep...

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Epiphany Light

Dear friends in Christ, What a glorious Christmas we shared here at Trinity.  Beautiful worship and song, pageants and crèches, fellowship and feasting—all to celebrate the Good News that Christ is born anew in our hearts, and in our world.  The Light has come into the world. Alleluia! Now we...

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Seeking the Christ Light All Over Again

Dear Friends,  In the beginning of time, there was light, and God called it good. And then human frailty entered the scene. Our fear, our woundedness, our sense of scarcity and competition; these things darkened the landscape like a veil, causing us to lose focus. So God sent us a...

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Gratitude: when the world is on fire?

Dear Friends, An article caught my eye today, it was titled, “Does Advent even matter when the world is on fire?”[1] Indeed.  Does Advent matter? The world certainly does seem to be on fire…is an introspective month of preparation for the Christ available to us? How can we light candles...

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Calling ourselves back

* I wondered what kind of image would make sense to include along with this reflection.  Almost any picture would do and no picture would be enough. So let’s go with the ocean, it’s tides and ebb and flow, and our relationship with it. Perhaps the ocean with its reliable consistency and...

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