Tag Archives: God

Tree Pruning

Every once in a while I am reminded of a few fundamentals. Notice I didn’t say “THE” fundamentals, nor did I say a fundamental, but a few fundamentals. I guess what I mean is that when those reminders come, it … Continue reading

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Intentionality

When was the last time you were intentional about something? Maybe as recently as this morning when you chose what you would wear. On the other hand, maybe you are not the type that puts a lot of thought into … Continue reading

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Transplants and Transformation…A Stewardship Lesson?

Tonight’s Gray’s Anatomy about Transplant offered glimpses of many of the lessons I am learning about stewardship and giving. Generosity can be risky, because we never know what the receiver will do with our gifts. So maybe we should transform our … Continue reading

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The Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth

I was reading the lectionary texts for this week and there is this lovely moment in the Jeremiah text which is the calling of Jeremiah to be a prophet of the Lord, where the scripture tells us, “Then the Lord put out … Continue reading

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What are you afraid of?

As our congregation works through a thorough process to discern God’s vision, it is no surprise to me that the process is being met with some resistance. I’ve heard everything from, ‘this is one more plan we had that turned … Continue reading

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Where have all the flowers gone?

On a day in early January that feels more like spring than it does like winter, I find myself reflecting on the in-between times of change and growth.  Just like winter is a time for vegetative hibernation, there are seasons … Continue reading

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