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Post Christmas

God was in the ordinary this year, but so were other things: ¬†human pique, frustration, anti-commercialism, jealousy and a bit of sullenness. ¬†And that was just a list of my own ‘things’. On a night just before Christmas, I went … Continue reading

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The waiting is the hardest part . . .

. . . at least according to Tom Petty. This fall has been particularly difficult time for our family unexpected death of my father in law, comprehensive exams for my spouse (clearly it was the hardest for her), and my … Continue reading

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Past/Present/Future Tense

The pastor did it again last night for Christmas service. Jumped right from the miracle of incarnation to the hope of a second coming. Now, I am one who still holds that there may well be a triumphal return. But, … Continue reading

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The Work of Christmas

Not writing much myself, sitting by the window looking at an ice-storm in Indiana but enjoying a little poetry. When the star in the sky is gone, When the Kings and Princes are home, When the shepherds are back with … Continue reading

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One to ponder

3 Dollars Worth of God I would like to buy 3 dollars worth of God, please Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk or a snooze in … Continue reading

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What’s Important?

After making a decision to leave a well paid job that required a great deal of training, to become self employed, this season of advent has brought me to a place of reflection and re-evaluation of what it is that … Continue reading

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Last night, gathering with my imperfect family and realization that they ARE family regardless. Tomorrow Solstice celebration with my former teaching staff, who are heart family to me. Today, no church, the light did not draw me to their gathering … Continue reading

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