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Praying our Disappointments – Lament

Lament is talking back to God from out of our distress and intimate trust that God is willing to hear us at our worst yet stay with us through all things. While it might seem particularly appropriate for Lent, the … Continue reading

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Breathe, Lament, Repent, Covenant

A Sermon — Pentecost, May 23, 2021 The Giving of the Holy Spirit & Using Covenant to Root Out Racism Breath + Lament + Repent + Covenant If we had one of those reader boards where they put up the … Continue reading

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What Easter Means to me, 2021

There is a rather long list of qualifications that belong here: I know that anything I say is incomplete, not enough… falls short, is not all there is etc. And that probably more than one person in our group will … Continue reading

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A Lament for Today Feb 13, 2021

for Harley “I find the difference between Black and White Evangelicals to be interesting. White Evangelicals tend to think in catastrophic terms when they think about Biden. Less so for Black Evangelicals. Indeed, the White-Black differences stand out in many ways. I … Continue reading

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Advent… waiting for hope

Transformed rather than overwhelmed by grief, fear, and anger
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Praying our Disappointments – Lament

Praying our Disappointments — Lament Lament is talking back to God from out of our distress and intimate trust that God is willing to hear us at our worst yet stay with us through all things. While it might seem … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards?

A Christmas Collage, on the 7th Day of Christmas There are still in this year almost gone, 2019, Christmas and “Seasonal” cards arriving at our mailbox. Fewer than in the past, but they still come each year beginning either before … Continue reading

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A “Completion” Poem

Indivisble mediatrix living questions of theodicy among Great Dichotomies of head, heart, and womb Holding conversations about young robins eaten alive by ravens, Kurds in the mud, crack babies, 50 inches of rain in Banglegesh, Ray, who has AIDS, the … Continue reading

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Let the mean people be terrible no more!

Get up God, don’t let the ungodly take over, let them hear of your outrage! Put fear into them, and make it clear that they too are merely mortal! Don’t stand off and hide in this time of trouble. When … Continue reading

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Why No Lunch?  

The Rev. Ray Aldred, Jan 4th 2018 Why No Lunch?       These comments are from the Musqueam web page. MUSQUEAM TRADITIONAL TERRITORY Musqueam ancestors have lived in the Fraser River estuary for thousands of years. Today, portions of Musqueam’s traditional … Continue reading

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