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The Hope of Raspberry Brambles

It’s risky, writing about hope without being in touch with at least some semblance of it, particularly when one aspires to be a minister. My post yesterday for today’s Earth Day was not hope-giving. It was well-crafted. It was articulate. … Continue reading

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Tiny Resurrections: Easter Sunrise 2015 (sermon)

The loss has been real. The darkness. Its apparent permanence. Hope cruelly stolen. Two millennia ago, we could not speak in the past tense, as we do now. We wouldn’t have found the rock rolled back, not quite yet. We … Continue reading

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Winter Walk

Desiccated bronze orphans, aligned along branches, rustling symphony trembling in the wind. Brittle flags hanging, minor testament to doggedness, multiple casualties dropping to ground. I know they are just leaves, and I am just walking. That is just tree. This … Continue reading

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