Tag Archives: Spirituality

Advent IS Blue Christmas

Churches have taken to celebrating Blue Christmas, a pause to grieve amid the happiness around us. Spiritually speaking, the whole season of Advent is our Blue Christmas. Continue reading

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That Cat

The fog comes down as Sandburg said “on little cat feet.” Sometimes, grace comes to us on those same feet. Continue reading

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The One Calling You

One reading of this text points to our life of faith as an exercise in “be happy or die.” This is silly because the call to joy requires a caller, and the one calling us is not passive. Continue reading

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We Need a Little Lent-Mas

Lent is “such a downer, man” and this is the time of “happyhappy(tm)” so why am I talking about Lent at a time like this? Because it is also prime spiritual growth time. Continue reading

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In Order to be Knowing

Schoolboy giggling aside, yes, Paul says “shit” in the bible. The thing we miss in the giggling is exactly why he used it. Continue reading

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The Crops of That Place

In the early church people went out into the desert to wrestle with what it means to be human. They raised crops and traded for what they could not raise. This gave them a few insights about growing where we’re planted. Continue reading

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