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Psalm 38 A Cry for Forgiveness and Healing

Psalm 38 <A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering.> 1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in your anger, or discipline me in your wrath. 2 For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down … Continue reading

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Exodus 34: Restoring the Covenant

¬† Exodus 34: 1-10 The LORD Reclaims Identity Post Betrayal The LORD said to Moses, “Cut two tablets of stone like the former ones, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets, which … Continue reading

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Mosaic

Looking back on all the pieces of my life Is not like looking at a picture composed on a canvas That brings together the palette of colors and shades To paint a portrait of a person who emerges whole Stepping … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

There is no better future without letting go of the sins of the past Without being willing to see others not as a summation of debt unpaid For we all walk around carrying the burdens and baggage of our lives … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Myself, Life and God from My Divorce Part 3

This is the final reflection on this at this point in my journey. 7. The Place of Ritual and the Value of a Worshipping Community- I know that many people have had bad experiences in churches, synagogues and places of … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Myself, Life and God from My Divorce: Part 2

4. The Language of Woundedness– Growing up, in seminary and even through the first several years of my ministry I never really knew what to do with much of the language of the prophets in the bible. At times it … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Myself, Life and God from My Divorce: Part 1

On July 1, 2010 my marriage of almost 13 years with two children officially ended. For those who have been through or are going through the process of divorce you know that this journey, which for me was unwanted, begins … Continue reading

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