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    lenten journal: tension

    by  • March 29, 2015 • hope, incarnation, lenten journal • 3 Comments

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    Palm Sunday is always a bit of a struggle for me. I feel conflicted, torn, not really up for the celebration because it doesn’t ring true since I know the rest of the story. I understand how Jesus’ “triumphal” entry into the city fulfilled the prophecies and made for good theological theater, but I...

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    christmastide: this day after

    by  • December 26, 2014 • incarnation • 3 Comments

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    My friends, Burt and Julie, are celebrating the wedding of their son tomorrow. Several years ago, I wrote this poem remembering the birth of their daughter. Today seems a good day to look at it again. this day after Some time after seminary my best friend, Burt, got married; then a few more years...

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    lenten journal: detailing

    by  • April 9, 2014 • incarnation, lenten journal • 0 Comments

    When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me. If anyone says anything to...

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