Monthly Archives: March 2013

Good Friday

“Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” John 19:30b And in that single moment, the course of our human existence changed.  The sin-filled path we had been dashing headlong down, since that monumental “crunch” as Adam and … Continue reading

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Poets of the Cross

Welsh poet and priest R.S. Thomas is described as “poet of the cross” by many and his poems often include the stark image of an empty cross – or an “untenanted” one, in his words.  He writes of an untenanted … Continue reading

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Gathering of Shadows

Jesus said, “The light is with you for a little longer. Walk while you have the light, lest the darkness overtake you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he goes. While you have the light, believe in … Continue reading

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The flap in the news last week about whether or not President Obama resembles an actor selected to play the devil in a new History Channel movie, “The Bible” got me thinking about the portrayal of the devil in movies. … Continue reading

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Over and Out

I am a very fortunate woman. More times than I can count, the coin has landed my-side-up. I have been blessed by every thing and every one who has ever crossed my path; even if I did not know it … Continue reading

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Ezekiel’s Vision Anew?

The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel chronicles a ministry to exiles.  The overwhelming picture that Ezekiel, prophet and priest, paints in the 48 chapters of his testimony is the image of a God whose abiding presence provides hope to hopeless … Continue reading

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The God of Retribution

So I have to admit something.  When I read the prophet Jeremiah, in my head his words always come out like Samuel L. Jackson’s character in the movie Pulp Fiction (clip rated PG-13, FYI).  Jeremiah always sounds, in my mind, … Continue reading

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