Monthly Archives: May 2011

God’s Offspring

Today, we hear the story of Paul’s trip to Athens—his invitation to speak at the Aeropagus, his comments there about the deeply religious Athenians, his observation of the monument to the unknown God, his clever connections between that unknown God and the God in whom we live and move and have our being. But the story we hear today is not the whole story. There’s more to it. A lot more. Continue reading

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Hemmed In

This is one of those days in the Hallmark year that has the power to divide between the halves and the have-nots. This is one of those days that underscores how very differently we humans experience the same thing. One of those days that stirs up the pot of memories. One of those days that highlights yearnings met and unmet. So much stuff swirling around mother.

And yet all of us have a mother. That’s the way get here. Continue reading

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