Tag Archives: History

Reunion, a Sabbatical Story

What does it mean to meet again? After months, or years, or decades, to encounter another that we have not seen, or kept fully in touch with, especially one we once knew well, one we were close to, who knew … Continue reading

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Past as Prologue

There was a time in my ministry here where I felt like every meeting or gathering I was in, I found myself saying “well that’s a can of worms.”  It got so common that at a certain point I just … Continue reading

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For Memory

Reading: For Memory by Adrienne Rich Sermon, “For Memory” Over the Thanksgiving holiday, two of my longest dearest friends came to visit with their new soon-to-be adopted 8-year-old son. We all met as undergrads, and even though in the last 20 years we … Continue reading

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We Don’t Stand, We Move – Sermon July 26, 2015

I knew she was nervous when she sat down.  Her breathing was quick and her eyes darted all over the room.  “How can I help?” She was an inmate in the Denver Women’s Prison. I was her Chaplain intern.  I’d … Continue reading

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The Promise Makers

 Becoming a People, Making a Promise         From faraway places, across a mighty ocean, they came seeking new life.  Shaking loose the shackles of religious and social hierarchy, they felt the call of new possibilities, the call of … Continue reading

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