Category Archives: The Rev. Jered Weber-Johnson

Together or Apart

The J2A pilgrimage ended Thursday at the airport with 20 bedraggled and jet lagged pilgrims stumbling into the arms of friends and loved ones. It was a happy moment, the culmination of nearly two full weeks together and over two … Continue reading

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The Road Goes Ever On

There is a wonderful moment at the beginning of the Lord of the Rings when Bilbo is describing the allure of the road to young Frodo.  “It’s a dangerous business… going out your door” he says “you step onto the … Continue reading

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Fire!

When I was younger I had an unhealthy obsession with fire… Ok, who am I kidding?  My inner 13 year-old is still fascinated by fire and all things flammable.  Those of you that were at the Easter Vigil this year … Continue reading

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The Best Prayer

I’ve heard it said on a number of occasions that the best prayer is always “Thank You!” And, I have to say that in my experience, those two simple words whether in prayer or in my everyday relationships, have left … Continue reading

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Graced

I’d been in something of a funk this week.  Sad about leaving, worried over the details of a trip to Taiwan, stressed about the move, I was no fun to be around.  That was until the other night when I … Continue reading

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Guarded Treasure

High atop a steep bluff at the edge of the Pacific Ocean on an island that you can barely see from the front deck of my childhood home, there is an ancient obsidian quarry.  Over the centuries the original peoples … Continue reading

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In the Breaking of the Bread

Last Sunday the gospel lesson was one of my favorites – the story of the disciples’ encounter with the risen Christ on the way to Emmaus. The story goes that some of the disciples were shuffling down the road, their … Continue reading

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