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DisGrace 03 – Too Many Names

There was much of today that was simply shattering.  In worship this morning, we heard the mournful, sobbing cries of an African-American woman as the stories of slavery, brutality, and oppression were recounted.  This wasn’t just a few tears shed, but the sound of one […]

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DisGrace 02 – Uphill

There was a lot of uphill time today.  My Fitbit tells me that I did 22,796 steps with the equivalent of 170 flights of stairs.  Suffice to say that my legs are sore tonight.  I did a hike this morning per the recommendation of a […]

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Gratitude 17 – Red Doors

My heart has been heavy the last several days. Heavy about the attacks in Paris as well as the attacks in Beirut and in Iraq. Heavy about the palpable fear that is being expressed on social media and by politicians and others. Heavy about the […]

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Imago Gospels – 21 – Cell

Matthew 25 Today was our visit to Robben Island. It was a powerful and moving experience today and the words from chapter 25 rang in my ears as we walked through the hallways of the prison that held Mandela and so many others who were […]

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Imago Gospels – 18 – Caesar

Matthew 22 Money…I have heard some say its what makes the world go round. Today, I saw examples of the difference between those who have and those who do not in very clear ways. This picture is obviously a shot of some South African currency. […]

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Just Watching 11 – Shelter

i went on a wonderful, but long hike yesterday. As I type this early Saturday morning, my body. Is reminding me of that (and the yard work that I spent the balance of the day doing).   As I was hiking, I came across this plant […]

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