Monthly Archives: May 2013

The God Who Meets Us-A Sermon for Holy Trinity Sunday

If you had to describe what God is like to someone, how would you do it? Now I know that there is always a sense in which our words fail us and God is beyond description, but that doesn’t alleviate … Continue reading

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Creativity, Spirituality and Shame

As I embark on the thought experiment I call the creativity project which will not be in any way systematic, but a set of explorations from various perspectives around topics of creativity, spirituality, and imagination I am going to start … Continue reading

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Tears in the Red, Red Clay

They had heard the sirens moan before Within the sleepy town of Moore They had felt the pain and loss of a storm And May of ninety nine they still mourn But nobody was prepared for this day When tears … Continue reading

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The Prophet Who Hears and The People Who Don’t: Jeremiah 7: 16-26

Jeremiah 7: 16-26 16 As for you, do not pray for this people, do not raise a cry or prayer on their behalf, and do not intercede with me, for I will not hear you. 17 Do you not see … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Creativity-A Poem

At play in the depths of chaos before time began Dancing in the dangerous depths of the waters of creation Playfully forming light and darkness, earth and sky Throughout the ages bringing form to the formless Giving substance to the … Continue reading

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Catching Fire- A Poem for Pentecost

We stayed locked behind closed doors Safe from the rest of the world Wondering what the future held Would things ever be the way they were? Should we just give up? Return home And pretend like our worlds had not … Continue reading

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Railing Against the Temple: Jeremiah 7:1-15

Jeremiah 7:1-15 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD: 2 Stand in the gate of the LORD’s house, and proclaim there this word, and say, Hear the word of the LORD, all you people of Judah, you that … Continue reading

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Upcoming Projects and an Offer

I know people have come to my blog from various places and with various interests and I think that is a wonderful thing, and I know that most people won’t read everything I write but sometimes it is nice to … Continue reading

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Not Precious Metal, Fools Gold: Jeremiah 6: 22-30

22 Thus says the LORD: See, a people is coming from the land of the north, a great nation is stirring from the farthest parts of the earth. 23 They grasp the bow and the javelin, they are cruel and … Continue reading

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On Templars, Gnostic Gospels and Conspiracy Theories

I was asked to read Steve Berry’s The Templar Legacy because the person who read it really enjoyed it but it provoked a lot of questions for them. Steve Berry’s book took me a while to get through because I … Continue reading

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