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What Mary Saw

April 17, 2022
The first glimmers of the morning light were peeking over the horizon. Carrying her basket of oils and spices meant to complete preparations for the burial of the body, Mary […]
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Passover Meal


April 14, 2022
I’ve noticed in recent years that cookbooks are as much about storytelling as they are about the actual recipes. Gone are the pages of only ingredients and directions; now there […]
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hourglass at sunset


April 11, 2022
I may have mentioned in a previous sermon that I got my start with growing tomatoes for my father-in-law; he would trade me cases of Colorado peaches for my garden […]
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March 14, 2022
As spring approaches, it’s time for me to think tomatoes.  As I mentioned last week, it has become a hobby of mine to save the seeds from my favorite varieties […]
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March 6, 2022
On this first Sunday of Lent, we continue with our theme of “A Time to Grow”, a Lenten series that likens our spiritual growth to the process of growing a […]
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February 28, 2022
One of my favorite second grade lessons to teach was the hands-on science unit on life cycles.  While my first graders got to watch caterpillars change into butterflies, in second […]
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Mercy Me

February 20, 2022
Every year, on the first days of school, in whatever grade I happened to be teaching, we set down our rules and expectations.  Inevitably, as the students began to list […]
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February 6, 2022
If I had to pick a single word to summarize the past two years (and counting), I would choose the word “overwhelm”.  I find it such an appropriate word to […]
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But Maybe You Can’t Go Home Again

January 31, 2022
Last fall, you might remember, I took a weekend off to return to my hometown of Long Beach for my high school reunion.  Due to the airline schedules, I had […]
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