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Sabbath: An Exercise in Humility?

Some of my favorite parts of the Gospel story are actually the ones that get relatively little attention. In numerous places, Jesus and the disciples are walking along, praying, teaching, healing the throngs of people who follow them, then suddenly … Continue reading

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Transforming Thoughts: Not so Ordinary Time

Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter — these are church season with which we are most familiar. For local churches, there are other seasons that also accompany great busy-ness — the opening of the church school year, the Christmas pageant, confirmation. Wider … Continue reading

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Transforming Thoughts: Finding the “Through-line”

One of the best lessons I’ve ever learned came from a mountain biking class I took years ago. When we were taught how to get through rough trails we were told to look for the “through-line” rather than stare at … Continue reading

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