Holy Imagination

“What is truth?” Pilate asked Jesus. What is truth indeed! Truth (because it is a moving target through time and perspective and translation) is an interesting concept in our quest to follow a God who has been around since the beginning of time, who came to earth to be with...

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New Life

 Alleluia! Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia! We welcome happy mornings and sing with joy again this good news of resurrection, of new life. Our Easter celebration last Sunday is the beginning of Eastertide; a season of 50 days in which we are called to feast and...

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An Invitation to a Holy Week

Dear Beloved Community, I have a secret. Each year, when we exchange joyful smiles across the pews and altar at Easter, I see the faces of those who have journeyed through Holy Week, and those smiles have a certain radiance. These are the faces of the brave who have accompanied...

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Learning from the Snow

Suppose we did our work like the snow, quietly, quietly. leaving nothing out.    —Wendell Berry from his collection Leavings, (Counterpoint, 2009) Lent is almost over. This season set aside for an intentional journey into a deeper place with God will come to an end. We know that before Lent...

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Stillness and Joy

One of the reasons I love succulent plants is that they are very still, sometimes they even look fake, as their growth is so very slow. They tolerate minimal amounts of water and a modest amount of sunlight, and yet they are growing every day. They embody for me the psalmists’ words,...

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