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Saying Good-bye

At Snowline Hospice, I work with people who bravely say good-bye. I work with people who struggle to say good-bye through their tears. I have people who can’t say good-bye because they are in denial that their loved one is … Continue reading

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The Word that was the cause of things to come into being became a being.

In my tradition, we use a lectionary. This means that the Bible readings for each Sunday are predetermined. We use a three year cycle of readings. After three years almost all of the New Testament is read in church and … Continue reading

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Demonstrating God’s Love

In small towns like the one you live in , people tend to know other people more so than in big cities. When I worked in New York City, anonymity was a virtue and provided a sense of safety.   … Continue reading

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Pardon Me

Jesus’ home during his ministry was in Capernaum. Capernaum or Capharnaum is today an Israeli National Park. No one lives there anymore. It is on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee. We believe Jesus lived in Peter’s house, … Continue reading

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A Convoluted Relationship

When I was young, I wanted to be an adult. That’s what I wanted to be when I grew up. And not only did I want to be an adult, I wanted it NOW. I’m thinking that I am not … Continue reading

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Getting on Jesus’ Case

What were the odds? That some Canaanite woman could ever get Jesus’ attention and then to have Jesus fulfill her request? What were the odds? If this woman can receive God’s grace, how easy is it for us? Certainly she … Continue reading

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You Never Walk Alone

Tony Campolo is a professor of sociology and a popular speaker. Campolo has written many books about social justice. I have quoted him in a few times in previous sermons. He was once invited to a women’s conference where he … Continue reading

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