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Invite Delight

Funny thing about this ridiculous pandemic.  It did not come with an instruction manual.  In a conversation about how to manage, one of my colleagues said, “Figuring out how to deal with this thing is like building a plane while … Continue reading

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De-Monster-fying COVID 19

These days, it’s rare to have conversations that don’t include the pandemic. COVID-19 has become a “crowd of fears and sorrows who violently sweep our house empty of its furniture.” (paraphrasing Rumi, The Guest House). We invest the word COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Hope in Uncertainty

People in our denomination are sometimes reluctant to speak of hope. When we pray, we are supposed to be certain that our prayer will be answered.   Over the years, I’ve heard many experts say, “We don’t hope for a desired … Continue reading

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