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finding things to love

When you never stay too long in one place, you learn to grow roots quickly, like an invasive plant. You learn to seek out the things that make the place unique, and the things that make it feel like home. … Continue reading

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Abundance and Need and Fish Left Over

I like Annie Dillard’s take on the parable of the loaves and fishes.  In the story, Jesus is given five loaves and two fishes and multiplies them to feed the masses. After the meal, the disciples gather the leftovers in … Continue reading

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It is good for us to be here.

Sunday’s Gospel reading was the transfiguration story from Mark. Jesus is on the mountain top with Peter, James and John, and Elijah and Moses appear beside him. A voice from the clouds proclaims “this is my Son; listen to him.” … Continue reading

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When did we see you hungry?

It’s not often the stars align to send us a lecture in the same week both from the pulpit and the New York Times editorial page. But it happened this week; the subject was charitable giving. The lecture from the … Continue reading

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