A prayer for Christ the King Sunday.

God- We are skeptical of kings. We are skeptical of political answers to our problems. But the truth is, we are skeptical about any answers to our problems. Some of us are skeptical about most things. We work and other people win. We pray and people we love are still sick. We love and we […]

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Found

I lost my key on Monday at work. I looked everywhere that made sense. After a few hours, Hope and Dan were able to stop at the house, pick up the other key, and bring it to me at the hospital. (With her hip recovery, Nancy is off driving for a few weeks). On Wednesday, […]

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Changed.

When some people are six hours from death, they think about relationships. We look forward to seeing people who have already died. We plan to ask questions, to tell stories. We worry about whether we will be recognized. So when Jesus answers a question by saying that in the resurrection we won’t be married, it […]

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People do need you.

1. Everyone can use affirmation. A friend reminded me of that recently. He’s right. Affirm someone who may not ever have anyone tell them they are doing this one thing incredibly well. 2. I wrote some reflections about our recent hospital experience over at What I learned by being in the hospital. (Socialmediachaplain.com) 3. My […]

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Lost.

I wonder how long the woman would have kept sweeping if her house was bigger. If she had a million square feet to search through for her one silver coin rather than a small one-room, first-century widow-income home. Because my car key is lost somewhere in the million square-foot hospital building and I’m not willing […]

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