Monthly Archives: September 2014

Soft Stones

Everyone has a family member that is hard to love. If you don’t know who that particularly challenging-to-love person is, chances are it is you. It is quite sobering to imagine that I am someone’s hard to love person. In … Continue reading

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Back to Square One

 You sweep them away; they are like a dream, like grass that is renewed in the morning;in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;in the evening it fades and withers.  Ps.  90:6 (NRSV) If I’m ever going to live the life … Continue reading

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The Beauty and the Brutal

Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence … Continue reading

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The Most Valuable Antique is an Old Friend

“How are you doing today, pastor?” he asked. “I’m doing Okay.” “You seemed a little discouraged last Sunday,” he said. “Yeah, no pastor spends hours preparing a sermon only to preach it to more chairs than the people he loves.” … Continue reading

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