Trajectories

More from Rich Dixon +++ Week two – we cranked down the river toward an invitation to address students at a chapel service at North Central University in downtown Minneapolis. When our host inquired about how I wanted to be introduced, I asked if we might have some fun. He nodded – a bit hesitantly […]

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You know what the Bible says.

Mrs. Black was the receptionist at the office where I first worked. She was older, though I realize that she was probably younger than I am now. Sometimes in those informal conversations that happen in offices, you know, the ones where there is a little bit of gossip, a little bit of opinion, Mrs. Black […]

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A prayer for the fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

God. We come to you today aware that we are not perfect. We hate to say that out loud, not because we think we are perfect, we know we are not.But when we say it out loud, we are a little afraid that you or someone else will say, “It’s about time you noticed.”And will […]

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Two funerals in one week

Jon often writes about grieving and loss. Being a hospital chaplain brings him into close proximity to those who are in the final chapter of their lives. A few weeks ago was my opportunity to brush closely against death. The first loss was expected, though the timing was unknown beforehand. Our friend’s father endured a […]

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