Tag: Clergy

B(u)y the Book, By the Sea, Bipolar

“Summertime and the Livin’ is…” George Gershwin A bibliophile, my book stack is always piled high. There are so many reasons why I read but the beauty of a book, no matter what it is about, is that it can be read anywhere. Portable inspiration, intellectual inquiry, history, mystery, biography, theology, romance, and travelogue. Over…

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Ave Maria

Are You My Mother? is a classic little children’s book by P.D. Eastman. A little bird falls out of his nest and goes in search of his mother. She has not abandoned him however, she has just gone off to dig up a few worms for his supper. Freshly hatched from his egg, he doesn’t know…

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Being Pruned Sucks!

As most of you know, we have a lot of children in our parish and preschool.  I love watching your children grow, and I marvel at the rapid changes in their lives, changes that daily take place.  One of the things I find so fascinating is the independence that begins to develop at a very…

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Starry Eyed Hope

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from KC Robertson During the last week of pre-shutdown innocence, I got a little piece of art delivered to me that has since lived on my bedside table. It reads as followed: “For a star to be born, there is one thing that must…

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Happy Healing Hopeful Anniversary

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Chuck McCoart Today, March 11th, is the one year anniversary on which the World Health Organization acknowledged what had already become a reality, that the world we knew was dealing with a deadly pandemic.  About a week later, California would become the first…

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Hope after the Storm

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Bishop Susan Goff The beach after a storm is a place of wonders.  With a mixture of anticipation and trepidation, I get up before dawn on the morning after a storm in order to be outside as the sun rises.  I find             A tree trunk…

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The Hope Business

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week podcast from Joani Peacock “Hope is a feather on the breath of God.” Hildegard of Bingen When people ask me what I do for a living I tell them that I am in the hope business. I usually follow that up with that I am in…

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