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Alternate Route

Alternate Route

So [the prodigal child] set off and went to [their parent]. But while they were still far off, [their parent] saw [them] and was filled with compassion; [they] ran and […]

Sabbath

Sabbath

Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. (Exodus 20:8, NRSV) As we arrive on the precipice of Labor Day weekend, I am thinking about labor. Oregon was the first […]

The Leap of Letting Go

The Leap of Letting Go

Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. […]

Jesus Gets It!

Jesus Gets It!

And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14, NRSV) […]

Hurricanes

Hurricanes

[Jesus] got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, “Quiet! Be still!” Then the wind died down and it was completely calm. (Mark 4:39, NRSV) Well, it is […]

Everybody Needs A Song

Everybody Needs A Song

Blessed be the Lord, for God has heard the sound of my pleadings. The Lord is my strength and my shield; in God my heart trusts; so I am helped, and my heart […]

Golden Rule

Golden Rule

In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets. (Matthew 7:12, NRSV) Do to others as you would have […]

Family Friday: Good Company

Family Friday: Good Company

Bad company corrupts good character. (1 Corinthians 15:33) Whatever we surround ourselves with feeds our spirit, our thoughts, and our emotions. During this time of such unrest and unknown, we […]

Remembering

Remembering

The mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my loving kindness shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed, says the LORD, […]

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