Monthly Archives: August 2015

Arise my Love!

The phrase “arise my love” in the Song of Songs is and invitation for the Beloved (and us) to “come out and play” in this beautiful creation. Continue reading

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Why is This Here?

The Song of Songs gets a big skip in most bible readings because it has all that sex-y stuff. But well, it IS in the bible so let’s read it. Continue reading

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The Panoply of God

Most sermons on the Whole Armor of God(tm) are lovingly detailed and, well, stupid. The wholeness, the full panoply of God’s gifting in us is so much more than sandals and a sword. Continue reading

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Another Castle

Life is full of moments of triumph followed by Yet Another Challenge. I think this can be a very good thing. Continue reading

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Watch your walk (not your feet)

When warned to “watch where we’re going” we tend to look down and focus on our feet, Paul invites us to dance instead. Continue reading

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Hypo-Tasso

It’s not in Sunday’s reading, but so many people have abused Eph. 5.22 for so long that we need a reminder of what is actually meant. Continue reading

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