Grumpy and cranky and weary and sad

I can’t remember whether Nancy suggested the word grumpy or cranky the other night. Either will do. So will weary. So will sad. In the course of our days, you and I talk with many people who are grumpy and cranky and weary and sad. That includes the conversations we have with ourselves. And no […]

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Family feud

A reflection from Rich Dixon. It was a dispute among good friends. We’ve seen a few of those lately, maybe more than usual. Pandemic. Economic uncertainty. Isolation. Working from home, or not working at all. And, of course, there’s always politics. Folks are on edge, and the tension leads to division and quarreling among friends […]

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More on buried talents.

At the time Jesus told the story of the talents (read it to get the background. I’ll wait) a talent was a unit of measurement or of money. As money, a talent was about what a day laborer could make in 19 years. So the third servant was given what he could make in a […]

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