Monthly Archives: August 2017

Praying with icons

I light a candle. I find it hard to meet your painted eyes. I say, “I’m sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry.” Looking down from your cross, unfocused, you say, “I forgive you.” But, “You have to say that; you’re Jesus,” I … Continue reading

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Standing on the side of love

A word before worship this morning. Welcome to the Church of the Epiphany. I am glad you are here. We come together for one reason, one purpose: to worship God. To give thanks for our creation, redemption, preservation, and all … Continue reading

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But deliver us from evil

On our last night there, a storm rolled in. Rolled, as in went through the motions of a steamroller. Continue reading

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Heaven on earth

Looking ahead to Sunday’s Transfiguration and the disciples’ awe-filled witness to the glory of God revealed in Christ, I have been thinking about religious experiences; extraordinary revelations of the divine. I occasionally wonder if I was “done out of” a … Continue reading

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