Archive for May 2007

TRINITY SUNDAYReadings are HERE Notes towards a sermon: A word often used to speak of the Trinity is Perichoresis – in English “dancing around.” Here are some quotes from various centuries of people trying to describe this mystery of God experienced as three yet one: “The Godhead is, to speak concisely, undivided… there is one…

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PENTECOST – more When the day of Pentecost had come, the disciples were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested…

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PENTECOST Readings for Sunday are HERE Have you ever had that experience where it is only in retrospect things make sense? Maybe it is lessons taught to you by a parent or teacher that only make sense when you are raising your own children? Maybe it is a book you read at one point in…

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MOTHER’S DAY According to Wikipedia the “Mother’s Day Proclamation” by Julia Ward Howe was one of the early calls to celebrate Mother’s Day in the United States. Written in 1870, Howe’s Mother’s Day Proclamation was a pacifist reaction to the carnage of the American Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War. The Proclamation was tied to…

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How Old Am I? You Are 25 Years Old Under 12: You are a kid at heart. You still have an optimistic life view – and you look at the world with awe. 13-19: You are a teenager at heart. You question authority and are still trying to find your place in this world. 20-29:…

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SUNDAY continued A late spring storm closed the roads to Rock Springs and Eden so I am sitting at my computer having emailed a “tuned up” version of my sermon to Holy Communion Church. This is a photo of the window that I look at when I preside at the altar. It is in the…

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5 EASTERClick HERE for Readings. Thoughts towards a sermon. There was a wonderful program at Trinity Instituteon the book of Revelation. The title of the conference was God’s Unfinished Future. You can listen to the speakers HERE.The meeting focused on what we can say in the face of neo-Millennialists like those who wrote the Left…

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