Monthly Archives: March 2013

Were You There

Were you there when they crucified our Lord? Together we walk the Urban Way of the Cross. Together we hear stories of Christ being crucified in our city. Together we lift the burdens of the oppressed. Together we tremble as … Continue reading

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A Different Path Through Holy Week

Tomorrow we begin Holy Week.  Volumes have been written about the week.  Much of the Gospel of John takes place in the week before Jesus’ death.  In the 4th century, the Spanish pilgrim Egeria reported what she experienced when visiting … Continue reading

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All you have to do is….

This week’s Friday Five is simply a moment to BREATHE. Stop and tell us five ways that you “catch your breath” and then move on in the work God calls you to do.   A cup of coffee, the New … Continue reading

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Echoes

Have you ever noticed how much goes unsaid in any conversation?  Have you ever noticed how people so often complete one another’s sentences, one another’s thoughts? Let’s try that now.  I’ll start a sentence and you complete it. A watched … Continue reading

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Friday Five–Searching for Spring

Every week the people at Rev Gal Blog Pals toss out a set of five questions, some stir my heart, some provoke my imagination, and some leave me wondering.  So it was today.  I just couldn’t connect with the set … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Pain of a “Failed Call”

Though I have now moved away and moved on to what is a rewarding and affirming ministry in a different diocese and with an entirely different population, there is still the lingering pain of what happened to me at a … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Random Personal Maps!

    Happy Friday friends!! Today, our Friday Five is about YOU….and if your life were a map, well…. 1. What is beyond your boundaries? Boxing (watching or doing), Running (knees don’t like the stress), Eggs That Look Like Eggs, … Continue reading

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The Power of a Wince

I still remember my first day at St. Martin’s Hospitality Center—the day shelter where I spend my days.  They put me in a little office towards the back of the shelter.  It was really cramped.  There was barely enough room … Continue reading

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A Contrarian’s Take on Lent

We’ve reached the mid-point—the third Sunday of Lent.  There’s still a lot of talk in the churchy blogosphere about Lent—much of it about what folks are giving up, trimming back, cutting out.  It’s enough to prick the contrarian nerve that … Continue reading

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Sequestration

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Today is March 1.  I know this day as St. David’s Day.  A day Welsh people throughout the world celebrate.  A day that connects me to my mother and to my mother’s people–their impish humor, their warmth and generosity, their … Continue reading

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