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Reflection 7.21.17

Stop for one whole day every week, and you will remember what it means to be created in the image of God, who rested on the seventh day not from weariness but from complete freedom. 37 more words


Learning To Walk in the Dark

Daniel said:

“Blessed be the name of God from age to age,
for wisdom and power are his.
21 He changes times and seasons,
deposes kings and sets up kings;
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Reflection 6.22.17

The whole purpose of the Bible, it seems to me, is to convince people to set the written word down in order to become living words in the world for God’s sake. 24 more words


The Omega Point: Where Science and Religion Converge

I just finished reading The Luminous Web by Barbara Brown Taylor. This is the fourth book I have read by Taylor, and although it is not her best-known work, I think this short essay collection is very fine. 783 more words


The Mark of Discipleship: The Way of Love

A Sermon for 13 April 2017 – Maundy Thursday

A reading from the gospel of John 13:1-17, 31b-35.  Listen for God’s word to us as we hear the gospel of John’s rendering of Jesus’ last night with his disciples. 1,616 more words


Holy Week, Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday, April 15, 2017

Repent, Rebirth, Reconcile, Rejoice, Redemption, Restore

Scripture References:

Lamentations 3:1-9, 19-24 (19-24)
The thought of my affliction and my homelessness is wormwood and gall! 774 more words


Saving my life: Morning Prayers edition.

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at Morning Prayers, the brief service held every weekday at Harvard’s Memorial Church, across the Square from where I work. 333 more words