Thoughts

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When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. Ansel Adams

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My forgiveness reaches out As you hear Me cry, “You’re in.”  As you see Me sweat and die For all the broken ties Between mankind and God.  Norman C. Habel.  Read More

Posted in Thoughts in April 6, 2012 by | No Comments »

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“What we used to call common worship, with people worshiping together in a common way, has now been replaced by noise.” Eugene Peterson

Posted in Thoughts in March 27, 2012 by | No Comments »

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Four years ago Dieter experienced a stroke. You can read about it at his Facebook page, but better yet, you can see it in this haunting You-tube self-portrait.


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One must study the world, love it and serve it. Pope Paul VI

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John Ortberg: What do I need to do, I asked a wise friend, to be spiritually healthy? “You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.” Read More.

Posted in Thoughts in January 31, 2012 by | No Comments »

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Imagine my surprise when Spike Lee’s “Red Hook Summer” at Sundance 2012 delivered a humorous, honest look at the vibrancy, complexity, sincerity and messiness of African-American Christianity. Read More.

 


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Epiphany: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. Use words only if necessary.  Is it possible those who resort to words are most often those who have not actually seen? Read More.

 

Posted in Thoughts in January 6, 2012 by | No Comments »

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December is usually the bellwether for non-profits and for the past few years many non-profits have shut their doors because donations have dropped off to the point that there was no reasonable way to continue. Read More.

 

 

Posted in Thoughts in December 27, 2011 by | No Comments »

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You get older and realize there are no answers, just stories. And how we love them. Garrison Keillor

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