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If, but . . . and in between

April 1, 2020
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Last Sunday we just touched this text and thinking of it during the week, I recalled this sermon I wrote several years ago. It asks a question pertinent to this time of pandemic this time that troubles us mightily.

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Gathering for Worship March 22nd – Lent 4

March 23, 2020
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A Word for the Darkness

January 27, 2020
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Epiphany always begins with the wisemen. Faithful studiers of the night sky their attention is caught by a wild star,a star not on any of their star charts. 

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Epiphany Hymn

January 2, 2020
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Light and the dark dancing with one another

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O Spirit Come

June 8, 2019
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  O dove O fire O breath O tide O wave O water like laughter

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Epiphany Invocation

February 1, 2019
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Still savouring the season of Epiphany, and feeling the cold, I’ve revisited an earlier post.

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Song of our Bodies; Site of our Blessing

August 30, 2018
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The one who rises gracefully before us, in this moment, is the Shulammite women. We might listen avidly or uneasily or both for we have heard of the lyrics of her song. A song of sexual desire, of longing and invitation and fulfilment, a song explicit in expression. Though we have heard this song often…

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May 1, 2018
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Governance as Spiritual Practice This is a post that’s “not like the others”.  But if we look closely it is connected through the way it, like other posts here, invites a practice of loving attention.  This is a post to point to a conversation on a way of governance, created within a United Church congregation…

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Singing the Text: New Words for an Old Hymn

April 24, 2018
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  Abide in me the verdant living vine. Live as a prayer;

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Easter Hymn

March 31, 2018
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Jesus Christ is risen today, Hallelujah! Love’s bright glory now at play, Hallelujah! In this world and in our hearts, Hallelujah! Re-creating, healing hurts, Hallelujah! Jesus Christ the vivid One, Hallelujah! Our humanity has spun, Hallelujah! Spindled round his life we shine, Hallelujah! Threads through all creation twined, Hallelujah! Jesus Christ the uncontained, Hallelujah! Walks…

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A Lenten Prayer of Invitation

March 17, 2018
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Come Work your hands in the clay of your heart. Shape of this pause a bowl, for Loveresonant

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Epiphany Prayers: Cups To Catch the Stars

January 6, 2018
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