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A Resort at Dawn

In the wee hours of the night, the mind tends to wander. Continue reading

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Renewal

Happy new year, everyone. It’s been a long one, and I’m still here. After everything, after the hurricane of life that was 2018, I’m still here. And more importantly, I’m still me! Leaving everyone hanging after An Amputation was obviously … Continue reading

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God Shed His Grace: A meditation for Independence Day, 2018

We can rise above grotesque nationalism. We can discard our gut distrust and hatred of immigrants and refugees. We are a many colored quilt, of different homes, different nationalities, different faiths, different circumstances. We can come together to embrace each other as neighbors. In humility, I believe America will find its way. Not in bravado. Not in power. Not in defense. But in honest, clear-thinking love of our neighbors. 
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Once more, Unto the Breach: Thoughts on the Old Year, and into the New Year

Life has a way of taking your attention away from the things that you always mean to do, but never seem to find the time to do. I started this blog ages ago with one purpose, and now I hardly … Continue reading

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Announcements and Updates

Since Easter, I have had the joy and the honor of leading a grand experiment at my church, Lufkin First United Methodist Church. That experiment was a new worship service, one designed to reach out to a different set of … Continue reading

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Day 13: Guilt

Luke 15: 20-24 20So he set off and went to his father. But while he was still far off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion; he ran and put his arms around him and kissed him. 21Then the … Continue reading

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Day 40: It is finished

John 19:38-42 Common English Bible (CEB)  38 After this Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate if he could take away the body of Jesus. Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one because he feared the Jewish authorities. Pilate gave … Continue reading

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