Archive for January 2011

4 Epiphany

Readings are here The last few weeks we have been hearing about Jesus beginning his public ministry – calling the disciples. Now he is gaining more attention and crowds are gathering wherever he goes. Today he begins to move beyond the healing ministry that has attracted the crowds and preach the message that will startle…

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2 Epiphany

Looking back from Monday at what I really said — 8 a.m. – felt to me like the sermon wanted to go in 2 directions – not sure it really came together. 9:30 a.m. – one of those rare moments when it felt like it all came together – sermon, music (not planned by me),…

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Fun with Icons

Join the band with saints and angels. Gives a whole new meaning to “with all the angels and archangels and all the company of heaven” we sing!! h/t to Phil’s Treehouse

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Epiphany

Today is the anniversary of my ordination to the priesthood. I was happy to be ordained on Epiphany as shooting stars are a metaphor for my life – I love the ones in the sky as well as the flowers that grow up the canyon from our house. It was an odd journey to that…

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Baptism of Christ

I am not preaching this week – The Baptism of Christ, but am thinking of the scene from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Eustace has been transformed into a dragon but now wants to become a boy again:[ “I looked up and saw the very last thing I expected: a huge lion coming slowly…

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