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Jesus, Remember Us

Crosses….we carry them, we nail others to them, we fear them, we want to exchange them.  Good Friday is a reminder about many things but for me, this year, I am thinking deeply about crosses, death and resurrection.  Today, in … Continue reading

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Tree By Waters

Blessed are those who trust in God, says Jeremiah 17, because they will be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream. The leaves will remain green and even in a year of drought, it … Continue reading

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Facing Death

I had been talking with a friend via Skype when I realized he was right… again. I had mentioned to him that when I was working I would use the holiday week between Christmas and New Year’s to hunker down … Continue reading

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Jesus, Remember Me, Please

The story of the crucified thieves at the cross is a hard lesson. We can be both those individuals at times, begging Christ’s forgiveness for our sins or being arrogant about who we are in light of his gracious mercy. … Continue reading

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Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it.

Originally posted on Here Comes the Sun:
Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it. This thought has been weighing heavy on my heart since my diagnosis. I’ve worked in oncology nearly my…

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Hard Pressed

The First Reading today is a hard one to hear and comprehend and yet I am exactly there–hard pressed, as Paul says in Philippians 1: For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain. If I am to live … Continue reading

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Terms of Peace

The readings today are on some level about building peaceful relationships–with yourself, the people you are with on the journey, your coworkers, your possessions, and the Holy One. The First Reading from Wisdom asks who can learn the counsel of … Continue reading

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