Monthly Archives: May 2018

Never-ending Story

A couple weeks ago, someone at one of my recovery meetings realized that I was a priest and pastor and asked me, “Hey, you have such a great personality, I’ll bet you give some amazing motivational sermons!”  I laughed and … Continue reading

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Let’s Get NAKED!

For most of us, it is probably difficult to remember the last time we were physically naked for longer than 10 minutes. Most of us are only naked for the length of time it takes us to shower or bathe. … Continue reading

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Christ Has No Body but OURS

Traditionally, on the 40th day after Easter, the church celebrates the feast of the Ascension. But because so few people in the 21st century are willing to come to church during the week, the Ascension is celebrated by the church on the … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Thought or Two

My grandmother has been gone almost 30 years, and my mother died 5 years ago, so Mother’s Day is a moot point for me for the most part.  Sure, I’m grateful for my mother, my grandmother, and all the “mothers” … Continue reading

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Does Size Matter??

This Gospel makes us wonder. How much faith does a person need? According to Luke, the ones closest to Jesus believe they don’t have enough: “Increase our faith!” they plead. Despite 2000+ years separating their experience from ours, on one … Continue reading

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Undelivered Cards and Christ’s Love

The hero of my young life was my mother’s mother, Pearl. In a family situation where I always felt I had to prove my worth in order to earn the full measure of love, my grandmother was different. She adored … Continue reading

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