The Value Of Imperfection

Once in a while—wish more frequent these days—I read something that shakes me to my soul. I remember Bill Coffin preaching to us clergy, “The primary task of preaching is to preach vulnerability. “ Ah, vulnerability—something in the realm of denial, I suppose, with many of us. With that, however, I came upon this NY Times article today. It resonated deeply in my heart, so I share, linking it, maybe, even to your heart. It will always be in my favorite listings…Leonard Cohen singing “Hallelujah,” masterful because it was anything but.

My best to each of you on this third Wednesday of November:

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About Mark H Miller

Diane and I live in Leander, Texas. This past June 17, 2015 I celebrated the 49th anniversary of my ordination. We returned to Texas after three years in Washington, during which I served as interim minister in Bellevue/Eastgate and Mercer Island. Am planning to begin a 5th novel that will have my protagonist, Tricia Gleason, serve a year in licensed ministry in Snoqualmie, Washington. The novel, "The Lemon Drop Didn't Melt," will find Tricia wrestling with ministry challenges. None of which more daunting than someone wanting her breathing to stop. All the published novels are available on Amazon and Amazon Kindle under Mark Henry Miller. A primary goal in our return to Texas is to make sure grandchildren get lots of attention--here and in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Traveling is definitely an activity that will not slow down. With that, of course, fishing will happen. To that the t-shirt is apt, "I fish; therefore I am." In addition to novels, the book of Blogs, "Voice Of My Heart," is also available on Amazon.
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