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A Last Pentecost 23 November 2014

Ez 34:11-16, 20-24; Ps 100; Eph 1:15-23; MT 25: 31-46

The Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his faithfulness endures from age to age. 1,667 more words


Art In The Trees

Today, just sharing a photo that I took and liked. 

This is art in the trees.

A Renaissance child in gorgeous red and gold robes on an expansive scroll in the lush green trees is marvelous to me.  53 more words


the One whom my soul desires

As things get busier and life remains challenging
Stopping and reflecting becomes the forgotten art
between myself and my Maker

In some seasons
loss seems synonymous with life… 110 more words



It’s started. The holiday season. Holiday. Holy day. The weather has changed and we’re planning the Thanksgiving meal already. And of course we know that right on the heels of that will come Christmas. 816 more words


Who Makes Darkness?


I enjoyed watching Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday yesterday.  (Yesterday wasn’t Sunday; I watched online at http://www.oprah.com/own-super-soul-sunday/Full-Episode-Barbara-Brown-Taylor-Video.)  She observes that people in the spiritual/religious realms encourage us to stay in “the light”, whereas she advocates embracing our experiences of “the dark” as being rich for learning. 273 more words


Humility Teachers


A young man goes out behind the wheel for his first driving lesson.  He has a tendency to drift to the right, so the instructor gently tells him several times, “steer a little more to the left”.   1,139 more words

The One

Marriage: 1 + 1 + 1 = 1


I’m married!

Last Monday, just a week ago, my wife(!) and I were married in Piedmont California amidst family and friends.  A beautiful ceremony blending my traditional practice with my wife’s renewal approach, followed by dancing and eating and toasting and dancing.   515 more words

The One