Easter 5C ~ May 19, 2019

“My dad is a glass half-empty sort of guy,” the comment came from a student during a recent discussion. And everyone in the room seemed to nod in recognition of what she was saying. The phrase is classic and so clear. How many times have we used it ourselves to describe our own predilection toward […]

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Easter 3C ~ May 5, 2019

John 20 In Minnesota, the Tall Fish Tale has been honed to a fine art. With so much water, so many fishermen, and so many unsuccessful outings, the Fish Tale was bound to flourish in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Think of the responses to those questions about how the fishing was, particularly when you […]

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Under the heading, less is more there is a wonderful exchange between an Inuithunter and a missionary priest in one of Annie Dillard’s writings. The Inuit asks the local missionary priest, “If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?” “No,” says the priest, “not if you did not know.” […]

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