Monthly Archives: December 2016

Powerful New Year’s Resolutions

This time of year my Facebook feed is loaded with posts from friends who plan to make New Year’s resolutions. The content is always the same: “I’m going to loose weight, eat healthy food, go to the gym, travel more, … Continue reading

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In Praise of the Invincible Light

“The light shines in the darkness, And the darkness did not overcome it.” (John 1:5, NRSV) While writing a sermon on the first chapter of John, I came across this interesting observation from Karoline Lewis in her Fortress Preaching Commentary … Continue reading

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Coping During the Holidays

“It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”—Chinese Proverb As we approach the Winter Solstice, the days continue to get darker and darker. Likewise, the world around us feels like a darker place as well. The … Continue reading

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Lovingkindness Meditation

The Lovingkindness Meditation is an ancient Buddhist tradition that can be a powerful, transformative experience. In a world that is full of hostility, tension and strife, I think it’s an essential spiritual practice for everyone. You can find many versions … Continue reading

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