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Alleluia!

Yesterday afternoon I officiated at a memorial service.   We were small in number but abounding in spirit.  Funerals for people that live long lives tend to be that way and there’s an intimacy to them that’s hard to achieve … Continue reading

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Now – A Vision and Mission for the New Year

On one hand we’re urged to live in the moment and savor the experience of NOW. And on the other hand, our culture tells us to plan for the future, to have a vision for what we want to accomplish … Continue reading

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Good Church

I had the privilege of attending the installation of The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church this past Sunday at Washington National Cathedral. I slipped in after playing two services at St. Alban’s that morning, … Continue reading

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A Room with a View… of God

Last Saturday about a dozen of us spent the day making personal icons at the third annual St. Alban’s Creative Retreat.  The purpose of these retreats is to invite believers to express their faith in creative ways.  The day began with … Continue reading

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Ours

Choirs at St. Alban’s sang a little gem this past Sunday as the communion motet. It wasn’t until I was doing just a quick look last week for something else online that I came across the same piece, credited to … Continue reading

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Recombobulation

I had the good fortune to go to Milwaukee last Friday for a brief visit with two very important people in my life. A thoroughly enjoyable 24 hours in the great state of Wisconsin was capped off by a chortle-inducing … Continue reading

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Making Space

In the last few months, I felt that I was drowning in paper. There were heaps of it on my dining room table, piles on my file cabinet and even (to my shame) tucked into a closet. At work, nobody … Continue reading

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