Monthly Archives: November 2012

Beautiful Feet

Today in the life of the Church we celebrate the feast of one of the apostles, Andrew.  Andrew was Simon Peter’s brother, a fisherman, and one of the first disciples of  Jesus (John’s gospel identifies Andrew as the first to follow … Continue reading

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Veni Emmanuel

This Sunday begins our four week journey of waiting, watching, hoping.  True, we know what we are waiting and hoping for, but we take this season of Advent as a time to quiet our minds and renew our hope for … Continue reading

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Home again

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” (luke 19:10) In the last few weeks, I have been savoring a set of mystery novels set in the fictional village of Three Pines, located somewhere near … Continue reading

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Stately Beauty

Tomorrow, November 28, is the day the Church remembers King Kamehameha and Queen Emma of Hawaii. But I’m not writing a Cup tomorrow; so you get to hear about them today. He died on St. Andrew’s Day, 1864, one year … Continue reading

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With Extreme Prejudice

I’d like to believe that I am a open-minded person. A rational and fair person. Someone not blindly wedded to ritual or tradition. A mind and heart ready to hear the histories and dreams of others.  Someone who believes that … Continue reading

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The Measure You Give

Today in the life of the church we celebrate Clement, Bishop of Rome.  Although early histories disagree about the actual order of things, Clement was one of the first bishops of Rome, (scholarship thinks he was actually the fourth Bishop … Continue reading

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The Promise of Faith

The promise of living with hope and thanksgiving is born of our loving our friends and our labor. The promise of growing with faith and with knowing is born of our sharing our love with our neighbor. The promise of … Continue reading

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