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March 1, 2019

I find myself thinking a lot this week about a couple of friends in our spiritual community.  One, my friend Gene, recently turned 92 and the other, sweet Mrs. Christine, will soon turn 96.  I appreciate so much about them and their character, but perhaps most of all,...

February 4, 2019

Note: Consider this a part-two follow up to last month’s blog, I wonder if I’m supposed
to really learn this message, because it keeps coming back to me in
one situation after another.  Here it is:

So much of life is just about paying attention. 

I wonder how many “sacre...

January 4, 2019

So much of what life is all about is learning how to see.  Truly living, is all about cultivating an awareness of what is most real, most important or most valuable.  I cringe to think about how much time I have wasted over what turned out to be imaginary, trivial or o...

November 14, 2018

It’s time to groan. 

This is the beginning of that time of year when people will engage in all sorts of groaning: from the involuntary groans that come from gorging at the Thanksgiving table, to the children’s groaning as teachers buckle down with lesson plans and exams...

July 10, 2018

 "Show up and shut up.” 

These are the words that “Ted,” a friend of mine whispered as we walked out of a home I was called to by the Sheriff’s Office in our work of serving families in times of death.  He is a friend of the family and walked in to support them not long...

March 21, 2018

Sometimes the greatest grace is what happens “on the way” to something else. 

Last night, Corky and I went over to Belvedere Commons, an assisted living community here in Franklin, to conduct a session of our Breathe ministry, which provides support and encouragement fo...

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