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Reflections on the Sunday readings

No news is good news? (1 Samuel 3)


I have quit watching the news. Or listening to it, or reading about it. Since the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, I just haven’t been able to take it. Still, one catches glimpses. Like the other day, when the Washington Post ran a front page, above the fold picture of  Read More 
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Let's Stay Together (Matthew 7: 13-14)

This week my office sponsored a conference in Memphis TN. You would have thought we had flown to another planet. D.C. and Memphis are two different worlds: one is competitive, urgent, brisk – the other is open, relaxed, slow. It was fascinating to note the effect on all of us. First were the comments  Read More 
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Who's your daddy? (Matthew 21: 1-11)

Ever have your boss tell you to do something and you are the one who ends out looking stupid? Well it happened to the Nats’ catcher, ‘Pudge’ Rodriguez, last Tuesday. Some back story: Rodriguez is a forty-year-old catcher, and catchers (built solid and low to the ground) are as slow as molasses. Rodriguez was  Read More 
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