From the Preacher 3.29.2021

From the Preacher 3.29.2021

Our journey through the Lenten season is almost over. The light is shining in the distance, but the most difficult terrain is yet before us—between us and the horizon. The mystery of our faith is perhaps most challenging here, in this “in-between”, as we acknowledge...
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From the Preacher 3.22.2021

“Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!” – Mark 11:9 For all the times we have sung or said “hosanna!” in our lives—whether as children processing with palm branches, or singing in choirs, or reading liturgy next to our loved ones in the...
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From the Preacher 3.15.2021

This past Saturday marks the anniversary of the day the California shelter-in-place order was given. I remember, because that week had already been off to a weird start with the time-change, a full moon, and Friday the 13th. (Not that I’m superstitious or anything…..)...
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From the Preacher 3.8.2021

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been really enjoying our weekly gatherings to deepen the discussion around our Lenten series “Choose Love.” I always leave with more than I brought, and hope others are finding this too. For instance, just yesterday, we opened the...
From the Preacher 3.12.2021

From the Preacher 3.12.2021

Dear friends, Recently Tom and I went to Safari Park with Tawfik, who will be 3 years old in June.  This was the first time he had ever encountered large animals outside of a picture book.  He was all wide eyed and awestruck with the lions, giraffes, and gorillas. It...