Tag Archives: inclusion

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Reclaiming Mother’s Day

It’s always been awkward for me as a pastor to talk about Mother’s Day. But I keep getting drawn to it, I still feel moved to relate to it. I was in foster care from five to eleven. I have not met my birth mother

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The Kiss

It was a spring morning. Or wait, maybe it wasn’t the morning. Could it have been the afternoon? Whichever; it was a bright sunny day. The rays of the sun were piercing the beauty of the stained glass windows. I stood behind the altar and

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Like Desert Plants

What do we do when we experience spiritual dryness? How do we overcome that block? The Christian life is often very literally a wandering in the wilderness. Regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, Christians tend to go through periods when they feel that God

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A 20/20 Vision of Love

The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. — T.S. Eliot On the first day of 2020, the first day of a new decade — having just relaunched Whosoever after a five-year