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The long journey – Lent 1A

We don’t often see the humour in the creation stories around Adam and Eve (Genesis 2-3). Perhaps because so many centuries of debate and dogma and doctrine-making put such a heavy burden on the sacred text. But, if we can … Continue reading

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Lent begins again: Why?

We begin a journey of some forty days, which mirrors Jesus’ forty days in the wilderness (Matthew 4:1-11). We continue to observe the season of Lent, year after year, as we approach the most holy of Christian days — Easter, … Continue reading

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Easter: Reset on Life

Much of this reflection is adapted from the Rev. Pam Driesell’s excellent sermon, “Beyond Bunnies and Jelly Beans” (Easter A, April 24, 2011) found at day1.org. Thank you! Easter is fun. And like Christmas, we say that these holidays are … Continue reading

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Out of the depths

The longest night. The fiercest storm. The threat to comfort. And down with the flu. I am pulled out out of the routine distractions and busy-ness of living and left silent, still, listening to the howling wind outside and creaking … Continue reading

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