Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Importance–Even More The Necessity–Of Doubt

The sources of truth at times belie the well educated, the frequently degreed, the accomplished intellects. That’s not to say education is useless and should be set aside. No, no, no. I give thanks—profoundly so, that my sister, Marilyn, Larry … Continue reading

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Taking On Racism

One of the greatest mistakes I’ve made—ever, ever, ever—was once considered an indication by another person to bear racial overtones. I couldn’t deny the mistake, but I argued with full integrity it was wrong to say the color of a … Continue reading

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One Word Conveys Easter

Clergy colleague, Greg Asimakoupoulos, Chaplain at Covenant Shores Retirement Community, shared this about his experience at one of their three Easter Sunday worship services. The response he got? Found it to be more than delightful. It was filled with joy … Continue reading

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RX For Complainers

Some blogs need minimal introduction…this is shared…from Diane’s Facebook…to remind us all of how we might live, especially when our “situation” grieves us, frustrates us, angers us…or makes an attempt to do that:

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Music: Best Way To The Heart And Soul

I’ve shared messages before from Roger Rydstrom, former parishioner; was my dentist in Illinois. Now retired with his wife, Barbara, to Florida. One of the joys of shared ministry with Roger came in caring for Joe. Joe was a member … Continue reading

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Doing Something About Empty Nets

Many of you are aware of some of my notions about the manner by which we order life. Some include: do not establish mediocrity as a moral principle; do more than live up to your minimum; hope no one looks … Continue reading

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Blind Eye Facing Cancer

Today is April 18, 2014. Today is Good Friday. Today is my mother’s 104th birthday, God rest her soul. In the mix of that, the day unfolds: a morning of worship with seven other clergy at the Covenant Shores Retirement … Continue reading

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