Monthly Archives: March 2008

Easter thoughts

I’m not sure where I found this because I didn’t write down the source but I wrote down the thought. It’s related to the Harry Potter series and the concept of Horcruxes, inanimate objects that hold pieces of a soul, … Continue reading

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3 pennies

One of my favorite stories about Mother Teresa happened when she was still Sister Teresa. She went to her Bishop for permission to start a mission. God had called her to be in this kind of ministry. Because of her … Continue reading

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the ordinary that is more than enough

All too often we focus on what we don’t have and forget that with God we have more than enough. Michael Pollesel writes, “God has been at work, since creation, to bring God’s dream to fruition by investing in creation.” … Continue reading

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pirates

Albert Einstein said, “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” You may remember this story. It’s in one of the Chicken Soup … Continue reading

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Holy Week distraction

From Maundy Thursday through the last service on Easter, I will lead 6 worship services, including a wedding. And somehow, in the midst of all that sermon writing, praying, setting up the sanctuary, cleaning up, locking and unlocking the building, … Continue reading

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spoons

We have a running joke at our house that someone can make the Sportsqueen laugh just by saying the word “spoon.” In general, in the right circumstances, it works on almost any jr high girl and some boys. With that … Continue reading

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you’re not broken

Song of the day from NPR I think I could use this for a couple of folks in my church. Pastoral care by single CD … how’s that sound? (every pun intended)

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