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Working for the public good

Ever so often in the lectionary a text comes to us, a text that I find particularly relevant for us today in the Christian church. On this Second Sunday after the Epiphany in Year C (Revised Common Lectionary) the first … Continue reading

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Becoming the new

I spend a lot of time in the car. With over 30 years of driving experience, I pride myself in being a good driver who is well-prepared and always thinking ahead.  Especially when it comes to fuelling the car. In … Continue reading

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Pentecost: A tangled mess

The tangled mess that is this long, electric cord takes me time whenever I cut the grass. I stand there pulling the ends through loops and ties, slowly unravelling the serpent-like wire until it stretches straight. Each time I cut … Continue reading

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Forgive = Love

To forgive someone, is to love them. We cannot forgive someone who has hurt us, without first being able to love them. So, the question of how we can forgive is deeply connected to the question of the quality of, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

The birthday of the Church on the Day of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit came to the disciples gathered together in one place (Acts 2)

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Together, now!

When we feel, however, that in our lives we are neither on a vacation nor able to fulfill our vocation, what then? Perhaps we are at a loss for words. Perhaps we are so dis-spirited and dejected that we feel … Continue reading

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