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Pentecost 4 C: Peace Mission with No Excuses

The readings for the fourth Sunday after Pentecost are Old Testament & Psalm, Option I Old Testament      2 Kings 5:1–14 Psalm                    Psalm 30 or Old Testament & Psalm, Option II Old Testament      Isaiah 66:10–14 Psalm                    Psalm … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Dogs and Our Prayer in the Press

Louisville, my team, was on the floor, locked in an epic battle with Michigan for the NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship. It was a glorious struggle, but the competition was so keen that, by halftime, my heart was racing.             … Continue reading

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Healing the Body Politic

  Sometimes it takes a painful, physical experience to unlock an imprisoned mind.  It was early sunrise the day after our country’s birthday.  I had hardly slept a wink that night.  Now I was on my way to the hospital … Continue reading

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Who Told You That You Were Naked?

This Sunday’s first reading is the familiar story of Adam and Eve and the “first sin” in Genesis 3. The central verse is when God asks Adam, who, with Eve, is hiding from God,  where he is. Adam explains that … Continue reading

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