Tag Archives: hope

as hope floats, unity rises

I’ve always been one who frets a bit. It’s in my DNA. But, somewhere underneath all the worrying, I’ve also been a person who believed in the fantasy of Disney Land. You know, that everything is controlled and safe and … Continue reading

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thursday theology

Just finished the second meeting of a new book/scripture study I’m lucky enough to be hosting in my home this fall. I had been praying about what I might do to offer something in ministry and connection when I came … Continue reading

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priceless

Been struggling to write a post lately. The trouble is I’m watching too much TV. I’m watching too much politics. And, I have opinions about it all. Opinions which, no doubt, might differ from some. I’m aware that, at times, … Continue reading

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forced entry

Sometimes life gets fast and furious and there’s no time to slow down and reflect on what is actually going on. And then, usually, at some point, I must stop and think… chew on it. Which is why I started … Continue reading

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other fears

This morning I suspect I feel like many of us. Dismayed at the news from Dallas. Still confused and heartbroken at the news from Baton Rouge and St. Paul. Disheartened by the unrest and divisiveness that is prevalent in any … Continue reading

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the forming of sand

Sandcastles…I marvel whenever I see one. I’m inspired by their creators. It takes an open mind, and more significantly, an open heart to create a sandcastle. An appreciation of the world of possibility. It takes imagination to create a sandcastle. … Continue reading

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a little sunday sermon….luke 24:13-32…journey to hope

Alan Jackson’s “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)” put words and melody to what our nation experienced on 911. Through his gift of rhyme and Southern drawl, Jackson articulated the shock, pain, and confusion we all felt. Much … Continue reading

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When all else fails

The call came early. It was Labor and Delivery informing me there had been a failed therapeutic abortion and the husband of the woman was requesting a chaplain to come offer comfort to his wife. As I threw on my … Continue reading

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