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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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Belonging

Growing up I wanted to be a part of the cool kids To sit at the right tables with all the beautiful people The pretty girls and the athletic guys who others wanted to be With the witty conversationalists and … Continue reading

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Exodus 13- Sacrifice, Liturgy and Journey to Form a Chosen People

Exodus 13:1-16: Setting Aside Firstborn and Time in Remembrance The LORD said to Moses: 2 Consecrate to me all the firstborn; whatever is the first to open the womb among the Israelites, of human beings and animals, is mine.  3 … Continue reading

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Exodus 12: Passover, Departure and a New Identity

Exodus 12: 1-20 Time, Ritual and Eating as Acts of Identity The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt: 2 This month shall mark for you the beginning of months; it shall be the first month … Continue reading

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Exodus 6: God’s Response and Moses’ Heritage

Exodus 6: 1-13 A God Who Speaks and A People Unable to Hear Then the LORD said to Moses, “Now you shall see what I will do to Pharaoh: Indeed, by a mighty hand he will let them go; by … Continue reading

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The Irrational Pieces of Our Identity: A Reflection on the Departure of the San Diego Chargers

Today I’m heartbroken. It isn’t for any particularly rational reason. Others today are worrying that they may lose their health coverage as congress continues its movement to repeal the ACA (Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare to its foes). Some … Continue reading

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The Actor

I wear the costume and take my place upon the stage of the world Waiting for the moments when the spotlight shines my way Learning my role, rehearsing my lines, hiding in my mask Inhabiting an identity that fuses me … Continue reading

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