Archive: Feb 2015

  1. Lenten Musings

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    Ash Wednesday; 02182015 I was thinking this past week that I have very few memories of Lent from growing up in the Episcopal Church.  This seemed rather strange to me, as I even spent several years as an acolyte, assisting up at the altar.  What few memories I have are from bits of conversation from […]

  2. Head In the Clouds

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    Mark 9: 2-9; Last Epiphany; 02152015 Many years ago I lived up in northern Wisconsin, at the base of a tall hill called Rib Mountain.  This was in my BC years, or “Before Cookie”.  The mountain was nearly two thousand feet high and was what geologists call a “monadnock”, a hill made of quartzite with […]

  3. Rules Made to be Broken

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    Mark 1: 29-39; 02082015; 5 Epiphany If you were here last week, you’ll remember that Jesus was in the synagogue in Capernaum with his first four disciples.  Jesus spent his time there teaching and healing, and even exorcised a man possessed by an unclean spirit.  This week, Mark tells us about how Jesus spent the […]

  4. The Manifestation of Healing

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    Mark 1: 21-28; 02012015; 4 Epiphany It hardly seems possible that it’s the fourth Sunday after Epiphany already and that Ash Wednesday is just two weeks away.  Why, just two weeks from this Tuesday, we’ll be consuming piles of tasty pancakes at our annual Shrove Tuesday dinner.  But that’s what dreams are made of, and […]