Tag Archives: Christmas

Some things are right with the world

Christmas does not mean that all is right with the world. That is clearly not the case. Humanity has a long way to go before swords are beaten into plowshares and a special needs teen isn’t abused and tormented by angry young people because of his vulnerability and race. But something is right with the world. Continue reading

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Light for our darkness

We are not alone in the world. There is a heartbeat to the universe. There is a song of love and life at the heart of all existence. Continue reading

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A place for sweetness

The telling of the Christmas story by children is always sweet. The Biblical story itself, however, is not sweet. It is full of the harsh realities of tyranny, empire, war, refugees and poverty. Still, sweet is good. Continue reading

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Holy grief

I got one of those calls that breaks your heart this evening. A member of the parish let me know her husband had died. The long struggle was over. But there were things yet to do and she needed to … Continue reading

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