Category Archives: Writing

Resolutely I Set Out

“Where is Jesus asking you to go? Will you follow him?” Pastor Ruth asks at the end of her sermon on Sunday. Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. He knew what he needed to do. “Foxes have holes,” he said … Continue reading

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Aching for More

It’s Tuesday and I haven’t written Friday’s blog post yet. I’ve finished praying and have nothing scheduled for the rest of the morning; it’s an ideal setting to write. Often the story has already come together, and I just need a chunk … Continue reading

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Mystery, Magic and Merton

Midnight marks the end of 2014 as well as the end of my nine years as associate pastor of New Life Community Church. I spent the day cleaning out my desk and hanging out with the Wednesday Lunch Club. Tonight Fred and I will … Continue reading

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Facing the Page

Deadlines intimidate me, especially when writing’s involved. I’ve learned the wisdom of waiting for a wave of creativity to carry me and not try to struggle against the tide. But a deadline says: Get going. You’ve used up your quota … Continue reading

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