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Purify our Conscience

Purify our Conscience

“When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly. But...
Where you are is when you are

Where you are is when you are

My sabbatical month away was refreshing and stimulating and I appreciate your generosity in providing it for me. Bruce and I spent the month traveling to England and visiting family. In a Holy Spirit sort of way, the theme of space and time surfaced wherever...
Dreaming Dreams and Seeing Visions

Dreaming Dreams and Seeing Visions

When do you have time to dream? When was the last time you had a vision for yourself or your community? This weekend we will be dipping into the writings of the prophet Joel whose greatest hit includes: I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; your sons and your...
Go. Partner. Build for Light.

Go. Partner. Build for Light.

This week I have had the privilege of sitting with folks who are 6 years old and in their 60s contemplating what feeds them spiritually. The six year olds were interested in sweets and fun. Those of more mature years longed for meaning beyond tasks. As we...
Purify our Conscience

Looking for the Fruits

Some times when I am particularly weary, I find it hard to discern the next right thing to do. My longing is just to give up. My dad would talk about it as the old black dog coming down on him. You may know the feeling. A wise friend reminded me this...