Archive for May 2008

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Remembering on Memorial Day – 4082 HT to Bruce in Portland.

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Second Sunday after Pentecost

Readings are here. I read in the news that once more we are suffering “compassion fatigue” or perhaps the US economy and worries about gas prices are tightening our generosity impulses. But what if we suddenly found everything swept away and we were totally dependent on neighbors around the world? What if our own government,…

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Trinity Sunday

interesting bits for a Trinity Sunday… Trinity: They took poetry and made it into a rule. Karl Barth: The Word became flesh, and theologians made it words again. God Is Not A Problemby Killian McDonnell in Swift Lord, You are Not. God is not a problemI need to solve, not analgebraic polynomial equationI find complete…

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You should live in a small town…

Guess it is a good thing I live in a small town!! HT to Eileen. You Should Live in a Small Town You prefer a close knit community to the bustle of the city. You like locally owned businesses, local flavor, and friendly neighbors. There’s nothing boring about a small town! Where Should You Live?

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Pentecost v.2

Readings are here. Textweek features the art and writing of Jan Richardson who explores the links between breath and fire and the stories of the people of God from the burning bush to today. On the Day of Pentecost the disciples receive the Holy Spirit and it manifests as tongues of fire. As God spoke…

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Pentecost

A video for Pentecost. How are we cracked by life? How can the Spirit get in?

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VII Easter

Readings for Sunday are here. This is the painting of the Ascension by Salvador Dali. It is endlessly fascinating to me. Where are the wounds of Jesus? Are his hands showing ecstasy or agony? Who is the woman at the top of the painting? The dove? The sunflower? What is the landscape below? To me…

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