Monthly Archives: September 2012

100% Dog Vomit-Free Post

OK, OK, so I poke a little good natured fun at Deborah+ and her very good post from a couple of days ago with the title of my Daily Cup today (but honestly, I swear to you that dog vomit … Continue reading

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Dancing in 7/8

In various ways, at various times, I have been taught that all music should dance.  Now sometimes that dance will look like Isadora Duncan, and sometimes like Michael Jackson, but there should always be a sense of movement in the … Continue reading

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A Dog and His Vomit

Like a dog that returns to its vomit is a fool who reverts to his folly.   (Proverbs 26:11) Last night, I was part of a strange standoff. It started long after dark, when I awoke to the sound of … Continue reading

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Pretending

Are you old enough to remember a TV show from the early 70″s called “Treasury Agent?” It starred David Janssen as Jim O’Hara. Believe it or not, it was part of the Nixon administration’s “War on Drugs,” a war that … Continue reading

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Achievement

It has always been that way. That’s just how it is. Nothing can be done about it. How often do we tell ourselves not to try because our efforts will not be enough? Our sphere of influence is too limited, … Continue reading

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Hey, Today is St. Matthew’s Day

Perhaps not surprisingly, in my ordained life, I’ve been asked several times: “Doesn’t it seem weird when you are reading the gospel in church to say, ‘…from the gospel according to Matthew’?”  Or, “don’t you want to sometimes say, ‘…from … Continue reading

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We are climbing

The story of Jacob’s ladder, found in Genesis, is told in all three of the Abrahamic faith traditions.  Though it might be interpreted differently in Judaism, Christianity or Islam, its basic message of connecting with God and aspiring to ascend … Continue reading

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