Monthly Archives: October 2023

Pentecost 20 A: The Death of Death.

Isaiah 25  O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you, I will praise your name; for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure. 2     For you have made the city a heap, the … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Alfalfa, and Max

Hooray for sun, alfalfa, and Max. Today was a day of somber thoughts for our family of faith at St. Luke Lutheran Church. I’m back helping to give pastoral care, preaching, and worship leadership after a dozen years retirement. It … Continue reading

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Betty Back from the Brink

Life with many animals on a livestock farm is full of emotional highs and lows. Loving life is no guarantee of happy times, but loving life means life is thick with feeling. Thick with a joy that is more nuanced … Continue reading

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Farewell to Bilbo

Frodo was the best of mentors to four-month-old Bilbo nine years ago. Photo by John It is a heavy thing to be responsible for an animal. So, for weeks I had a weight on my chest and uneasy sleep because … Continue reading

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