Monthly Archives: February 2014

rector deflector

Lord, it is good for us to be here; if you wish, I will make three dwellings here, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah. — Peter Where is my super-suit??? – Frozone When I left my … Continue reading

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let’s be bored together

“Were we nuts when we went up to the moon? That’s right. We went up there and you know what we got? Bored.” You have to hand it to the American cocktail of workoholism and consumption: even when you make … Continue reading

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giving it up (an old-school lenten post)

I hear tell of some great practices that folks are taking on for lent. I’ll list some of them in a later post. But first: a confession. I frequently take on practices – prayer disciplines, books to read, etc – … Continue reading

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reaching perfection

Do you have goals for yourself? So often our lives are shaped by those large and small achievements that we work towards. Perhaps you are building something. Perhaps you are training or practicing something in order to become proficient. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Put down the exclamation point, Reverend, and no one gets hurt.

10 years of emails and bulletin announcements have turned me into a really lousy writer. As my sermons have become more conversational and story-based, and my actual writing has involved far more bullet points than coherent paragraphs, I have noticed … Continue reading

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