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Child pose.

Immediately after church service this morning, I intercepted friend Joanna at the back of the sanctuary. Shortly before, I had received a wonderful treat from her 9-year-old daughter, Serena. “I had the most fun watching Serena listen intently to the Sunday School story of Mary and Joseph making their way to Bethlehem. The class was […]

Posted on December 19, 2016 at 5:00 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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God’s Dwelling Place.

What wonders some discoveries bring. New ways of saying and seeing things that affirm (perhaps expand) what I already know and believe. Discoveries that are new “Aha!” producers. “I was created in God’s likeness and image; I am God’s dwelling place.” (Sacred Space for Advent and the Christmas Season 2016-2017) First half of that statement […]

Posted on December 11, 2016 at 10:33 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Haggling with God.

Haggling is not my thing. That’s probably why I love Hafiz’s poem “Manic Screaming”. We should make all spiritual talk Simple today: God is trying to sell you something, But you don’t want to buy. That is what your suffering is: Your fantastic haggling Your manic screaming over the price! Rings true to me. The […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 11:48 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Morning Prayer: 39/100. User-friendly Praying.

A couple of weeks ago I made May’s well-being calls to my list of people from church. Purpose of the call is to ask if they’d like a prayer and offer to share one with them. This time one person went into some detail about why s/he would like a prayer. I asked if they’d […]

Posted on June 1, 2016 at 5:45 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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