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How Big is Your Faith?

Homily for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, October 10, 2021 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, on the occasion of the The Right Rev. Porter Taylor’s episcopal visitation to the parish to celebrate Baptism & Confirmation. The man thought he knew all there was to know about religion. He spent years studying the Torah. Every day he…

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Except in a church.

In many ways, my faith journey is a fairly common one. I grew up in a Christian household where we took turns saying the blessing before each meal, read the Bible together daily at breakfast, and attended church as a family at least once a week. Starting in college, I needed distance from the religion…

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Hope Among the Wildflowers

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week short story from Kristin Neubauer Illustrated by Margaret Wohler Jenny steadied herself with her left hand as she squatted among the rubble. With her right hand, she tried to push aside a slab of siding jammed against the remains of the patio table. She’d taken off…

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Finding Hope in the Kitchen

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week podcast from Colleen Clark In the “early days” of February and March of last year, I found myself reading article after article about how the coronavirus was wreaking havoc on older adults. For good reason, millions of our senior neighbors no longer felt safe shopping for…

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