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Tumbling in the Sand

Remain with me

A reflection for Good Friday.  The Gospel:  John 18:1 – 19:42 (sung) Stay with me Remain here with me Watch and pray Watch and pray … These words, which come … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

God Tearing Open the Heavens

The texts for Sunday, November 30, 2014 (Advent 1B): Isaiah 64:1–9; Psalm 80:1–7, 17–19; 1 Corinthians 1:3–9; and Mark 13:24–37 Audio of sermon:  Sermon Advent 1B … In the demonstrations and riots and commentaries in … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bridesmaids Deconstructed

The texts for Sunday, November 9, 2014 (22nd Sunday after Pentecost):  Amos 5:18–24; Psalm 70; 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18; and Matthew 25:1–13. Link to the audio file:  Sermon for the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost … Our … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beloved child, get up.

Text for this reflection (in an Advent series entitled “Revive”): Mark 5:21–43 “Talitha cum,” Little Girl, get up. This text is not one that we normally hear this time of … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Slivers of Light

The texts for Sunday, December 16, 2012:  Zephaniah 3:14–20; Isaiah 12:2–6; Philippians 4:4–7; and Luke 3:7–18 You don’t light a candle in a well lit space You don’t use a … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Praying for Transformation

The texts for Sunday, December 9,2012 (Advent 2C): Baruch 5:1–9; Luke 1:68–79; Philippians 1:3–11; and Luke 3:1–6. “Take off the garment of your sorrow and affliction, O Jerusalem, and put … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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