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January 22, 2019
Hear the Pennies Dropping
And so, our widow, bless her heart, lives from hour to hour, supported by the gossamer threads of her own unpretentious faith, and slips out of the...
January 15, 2019
An epiphany is a manifestation, an appearance, perhaps of something that was always there but overlooked or excluded out of habit and tradition,...
January 11, 2019
The Fallacy of the Assumed Premise
Jesus did not let religious or secular cultural norms cloud what was truly worthwhile. He embodied an expansive gospel. Sometimes, this debunked what...
January 08, 2019
Sing, and Keep Walking
To be human is to live in paradox. We are made of earth but aspire to the heavens. We wish to be infinite but are bounded on all sides. We want to...
January 01, 2019
The Edge of Innocence
On New Year’s Day we come the closest to innocence that we are capable of as adults during the cycle of seasons in the year. We are done with the old...
December 31, 2018
Editor’s Choice: 10 Notable Articles...
In 2018, we published over 750 articles online, covering a diverse array of topics that included art, music, church history, social justice, current...
December 25, 2018
The Light Coming Into the World
We read these verses of John’s gospel, especially within this Christmas hour, as we might read the letter of a relative who, long ago, writes to a...
December 18, 2018
A Scandal We Can Live For
Advent for me means the coming of the Christ-child into this world, through the back door of the world, under the silent stars of the world, for the...
December 14, 2018
A Time to Breathe
Once again, we find ourselves in the midst of the season that celebrates the birth of Jesus — that moment when the one who breathed the breath of...
December 11, 2018
From within our comfort zone the Advent story is theologically safe, hermetically sealed, predictable in its results. It’s a ritual we cannot do...
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