Tag: The Rev. Charles C. McCoart Jr.

Forgiveness

Jack Kornfield is a bestselling author.  He is also, as I understand it, a Buddhist monk.  Jack has taught mindfulness techniques and meditation around the world.  Lots of people are familiar with his work.  I have long admired and at times borrowed some of his stories.  Today is one of those days. On the train from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia,…

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Jesus Feeds His People

You’ve heard me say many times – over the years – that context is everything.  We hear into today’s Gospel reading that Jesus fed 5000 men, not counting women and children, so Jesus really fed somewhere in the neighborhood of 10-15,000 people.  This kind of image is easily tattooed on our brains.  It’s a huge event.  No wonder Matthew…

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Seeds and Weeds Together

Anyone who is a gardener knows what it is like to have the weeds take over -especially if you happen to take a vacation during the springtime.  A couple of weeks away from your garden in the springtime can set you back for the whole summer.  Isn’t it amazing how weeds grow!  They seem to come…

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Come to Me

Hi everyone.  Happy 4th of July weekend.  I hope you’re able to celebrate some of the usual holiday aspects of this special day, including maybe having some fireworks, hotdogs, hamburgers and watermelon of your own.  Please tell me s’mores are involved!   As we celebrate this national holiday, I know we’re all reminded that “freedom isn’t free” so a…

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Sent

Hi everyone, thank you for gathering with us today. As you know, today is the 14th Sunday we have worshipped at home. I don’t know about all of you but I’ve recently noticed that since the coronavirus became the huge thing that it is on our planet, writers in all kinds of media have been…

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