Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why we just don’t get Pentecost

It is just one of those things that we get wrong.  The celebration of Pentecost, the out pouring of the Holy Spirit as variously promised in sundry moments and places of scripture is really not all about us.  It is … Continue reading

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Do you “possess” the Son?

The very few sentences that comprise this week’s epistle— a reading from 1 John 5:9-13— are direct and to the point in a way that Saint John seldom is. “Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the … Continue reading

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From us all: Thanks Mom

Hard to imagine now, but there was a time a million years ago, when I was a cub scout.  As the annual celebration of Mothers’ Day drew near, the den mother announced that we were going to make presents for … Continue reading

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Most things are just not quite that simple

Have you ever noticed that most things in life are not as simple as we would like them to be? There is a world of difference between the task done by someone who knows what they are doing, and the … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd and community–a new twist on a familiar theme

Like you, I truly love and find great encouragement of the image of our Lord Jesus as the great shepherd of the sheep. The one who is always there, guiding and enfolding, strengthening, protecting at every moment of life, Jesus … Continue reading

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