Monthly Archive: February, 2011

Everything is Going to be All Right


A young child is exploring the world around her.  She had just began to walk on her own, still unsteady on her feet.  The colorful and shiny objects strewn across the living room… Continue reading

Be Holy … or Blind & Toothless


Lex Talionis – the Law of Retaliation.  An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, an arm for an arm, a life for a life.  “The earliest human legal systems were… Continue reading

Beyond What the Law Requires


First let me set the record straight.  Despite what some of you may think, despite what some of you have been led to believe, I have never claimed to be a model Christian. … Continue reading

Staying Connected


I promised Bethany I would put this photo on my blog. The remnant of last year’s Confirmation class going out to lunch after the 11am liturgy. We do this every 2nd and 4th… Continue reading

The Can o’ Green Beans Story


A friend of mine, Sharon, in Roanoke underwent surgery in 2003 to remove a tumor from her abdomen, and a chemotherapy series after surgery.  When I visited with her about a year after,… Continue reading

The Other Beatitudes


Like all of you, I have heard the beatitudes many times, and I am sick and tired of hearing it proclaimed. No one ever really pays attention to what it means. We like… Continue reading

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