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Be A Beacon of Hope

Dear Friends and Colleagues,  I am holding you all in my prayers. As clergy and faith leaders in our communities, you are called to an incredible responsibility. There are days and weeks when that responsibility also carries with it great … Continue reading

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The beginning HOPE

Advent means beginning. The first Sunday of Advent is the beginning of our church calendar each year. It marks the beginning of God’s new way of being in our world in the infant Christ. I love that Advent, the beginning, … Continue reading

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Advent blessings for the journey

While I was in seminary, my mother was gravely ill and ended her own life. Her death was devastating for me and bewildering for my faith. Her long time struggle with depression and anxiety coupled with a new terminal diagnosis … Continue reading

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Seeking the Light

“Let Her Go,” by Passenger is a popular song these days that I find myself singing along with in the car when it comes on. The opening lyrics are: Well you only need the light when it’s burning low Only … Continue reading

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Living today with an eye to tomorrow…

It’s sufficiently early in the New Year that perhaps some of your New Year’s resolutions are still intact. I’m not much for this kind of thing but if I were I’d have resolved to be a bit less grumpy…and by … Continue reading

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