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None of these Words are Perfect

As I write these words, the screen stares back at me sort of blankly (no help to my creativity, thank you very much) and the little blue button in the corner glares threateningly at me out of the corner of my eye. 275 more words


Be awake. Be prepared. Repent! Stay on top of things! Matthew 3:1-12.

Advent 1A’s gospel implores us to, “keep awake, stay alert.” Advent 2A’s gospel tells us what staying awake and being alert is all about. John makes it clear with one word, “Repent!” 1,567 more words

Breaking Bubbles

A couple of weeks ago, our church received a call from a person doing grad school research on how people of different opinions interact or fail to interact with one another. 657 more words

An 'Eco-wakening' emerges at Boulder video premiere, fundraiser

By Marc Tonglen
In the midst of uncertain times, the expression of art has always defined the understated will of the people.  Nowadays, the expression of art also speaks for the will of the earth too.  549 more words


Lectionary sermon for 4 December 2016 ( Advent 2 Year A ) on Matthew 3:1-12

Baptism, Then and Now
In the modern world, the rite of Baptism must seem strange and archaic to those with no familiarity with its history and meaning. 1,805 more words


A Gift Of The Mysterious

Bret Lott, in his book Letters and Life, wrote that writing requires discomfort and a leaping beyond the known. In practice of his advice, I wrote a poem. 175 more words


Metanoia I (9/22/14)

A principal consequence of the spiritual ‘about-face’—or metanoia—is an incipient acknowledgement not so much of the reality of the psyche, but of the primacy… 617 more words