Tag Archives: Change

Hallelujah!

I have several Christmas videos that I have shared over the past several years, including this one, which I hope you’ll enjoy seeing again. If this video doesn’t make you smile and fill you with the simplest kind of joy, … Continue reading

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Filling Up

Perhaps you also heard the repeat of a 60 Minutes episode this past Sunday on “mindfulness,’  in which Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan talks about his belief that being mindful can change the way Congress interacts and could even change the … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of the Thistle

My friend April is the best Christian I know. She is one of those people whose hearts are naturally compassionate, someone who will be there whenever anyone is in trouble. She will appear with food when someone’s hungry. She will gather … Continue reading

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Ruach

One of the most exhilarating experiences of my life happened when I was a little girl, skiing. My father and I had gone to the top of the mountain. The chairlift carried us soaring over the trails, over the trees, … Continue reading

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And All Shall Be Well

A friend recently sent me the blog post Living Into Change by Marjory Bankson.  It’s a great piece and in the post Bankson uses the words “once again” and “turning point” to describe a recurring phenomenon in the faith community … Continue reading

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Suprise!

Judging by the word on the street (or in the church), it seems we have some “identity issues.”  These issues seem to stem from the anxiety caused by lower attendance and decreased membership in the local and national church alike.  … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Word for the Imperfect

Without doubt yesterday (Father’s Day) was a day of mixed blessings.  For every family that experienced a glorious day of togetherness there were throngs of us who muddled through the day with a sense of incompleteness and wonder.  After church … Continue reading

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