Pentecost 5A – July 9, 2017

Matthew 11.16-19, 25-30 July 9, 2017 Given that we do not have children, we have always admired those who do. The raising of children is nothing short of miraculous. All the issues that arise in young lives, all the issues that continue as those young lives grow into adulthood, all the chances that something—or any […]

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Ascension Sunday, May 28, 2017

One thing that makes travel somewhat difficult for me is my uneasy relationship with flying. On one hand, I am old enough to remember when flying was somewhat glamorous. It was a rare treat in my family — we only flew together once growing up, and that was for the long awaited trip to Disneyland […]

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Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 14, 2017

I’ve been training as a psychoanalytical therapist for a few years now and I find it interesting that most theorist believed that from the moment we become infant we are working out our dependence and separateness from our good enough mother or whoever our primary care-giver was. If that person is now deceased, we have […]

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The Road to Emmaus – April 30, 2017

Easter 3 – The Road to Emmaus – April 30, 2017 Can we see things when they are right in front of our faces? Can we recognize goodness and love when it speaks to us? Would we know Jesus, would we know God, if God met us in the street, at our job, or in […]

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