Monthly Archives: November 2008

In the Beginning: Advent-Christmas-Epiphany

“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Eden Phillpotts Our family photo albums include a running series of the “First Day of School”. Each year we make the kids pause by … Continue reading

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candles and pledges

Self addressed envelopes are arriving in the church office with telltale creases. This is the annual Pledge Drive, culminating with our Thanksgiving worship on Sunday morning. In some ways it appears to be a perverse season to talk about giving. … Continue reading

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‘Type Y’ in a ‘Type A’ World

If a Type A person is aware of and attentive to details, I confess to being a Type Y. Occasionally I do attend a detail but the experiences are rare and precious. As I sat in my car with the … Continue reading

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morning after

As we embrace the new day with a historic election in the rearview mirror, we are left with a cacophony of emotions. The margin of victory in this election was considered huge with Obama garnering 53% of the vote. With … Continue reading

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