Monthly Archives: February 2012

Creating Love

Like a table spread in the desert, a sheet of sand, shifting, alive with irridesence, moving grain against grain, rubbed smooth by one another; like a table spread in the desert – an oasis for a parched mouth, ripe figs brush the … Continue reading

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Year B Epiphany 6: people first

I mentioned earlier this week the ecumenical lectionary group that I am blessed to attend each Tuesday morning, and my colleagues’ influence on my understanding of this Sunday’s readings. A few days later, I am still grappling with one of the effects of hearing, … Continue reading

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Year B Epiphany 6: Who does he think I am?

 I’m not preaching this Sunday, but I did attend my regular weekly appointment with an ecumenical group of local preachers yesterday, and this is what struck me when I listened to the reading from 2 Kings (once more realizing that … Continue reading

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Monday morning mammogram

This post is belated. I didn’t really start my birthday this way; it was last Monday that my day began with that ritual that makes women of a certain age cringe in sympathy.  Actually, I am not bothered so much … Continue reading

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Year B Epiphany 5: Starry, starry night

A sermon for Epiphany 5 and Healing Eucharist at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Elyria, Ohio. Isaiah 40: 21-31; Psalm 147: 1-12; 1 Corinthians 9: 16-23; Mark 1: 29-39 Have you ever been in a really dark place before the dawn? … Continue reading

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Random moments from an ordination

That moment when you try on the chasuble for the first time and think “This is going to take heels!” That moment when you see your daughters and the other half of your seminary graduating class giggling in the front … Continue reading

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