Easter Day
As I write this reflection the news is full of the latest terror attacks in Brussels … suicide bomb blasts at the International airport and another on a metro train. People who were eyewitnesses have reported the horror, and footage from security cameras has been shared via the media. There are reports of Read...
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Palm Sunday
I have always loved Palm Sunday. As a little girl I always got caught up in the excitement of the event and I imagined being part of the occasion, skipping along beside the donkey and waving a child size palm branch. I remember being “browned off” about churches that paid only “token” Read...
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Fifth Sunday in Lent
As you know, I struggle with the heat and humidity of the climate of this area. My struggles are exacerbated by the need to wear robes for services. Some have asked “why do you continue to wear these robes?” while others would rather I add the Chasuble in Summer because that is the Read...
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Fourth Sunday in Lent
In 1986 Henri Nouwen, a Dutch theologian and writer, toured St. Petersburg, Russia, the former Leningrad. While there he visited the famous Hermitage where he saw, among other things, Rembrandt’s painting of the Prodigal Son. The painting was in a hallway and received the natural light of a nearby window. Nouwen stood for Read...
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