Monthly Archives: November 2010

advent devotions

The group I went to Iona with put together a daily Advent devotion.  Even though I helped put it together, it’s still a welcome surprise in my inbox every morning.  I’m enjoying praying through Advent with my fellow travelers. The … Continue reading

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an impossible possibility

Isaiah 2:1-5 The word that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be raised above the hills; all … Continue reading

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lit

I went looking for a magazine the other evening after a long day, something easy to read.  But sometimes the women’s magazines are too much for me.  When I’m tired I really can’t face the prospect of having to worry … Continue reading

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the simple prayers

Rather than observe Christ the King Sunday, our congregation took time to acknowledge Thanksgiving yesterday.  It was a long day at church and I had the chance to participate in three different worship services as they took a spin at … Continue reading

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all saints day

I have not yet had a traumatic loss in my life.  I have, however, gotten old enough and done enough funerals to know that it is only a matter of time before I will lose someone who I can’t do … Continue reading

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must read

This is what I’ve spent every single free minute of the last three days on:           I have loved every bit of these three books.  I don’t want to spoil them for you.  So I won’t … Continue reading

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dinner

It doesn’t look like much, does it?  Uncomfortable benches, strangers, some odd plants in the window sills. These were our dinner tables at Iona last month.  Two of my colleagues and I led a pilgrimage to Iona, an island off … Continue reading

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