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January 25 2015, Epiphany 3

After the Emperor Constantine made Christianity the official religion of the empire 1,700 years ago, the Church thought its members were its main concern.   Actually, this made sense in a way because there were lots of strong incentives to be a Christian.  So most people were! And that kind of attitude has persisted throughout


Epiphany 2, January 18th 2015

Samuel … the Word of God was rare … visions not widespread But Samuel > “Speak for your servant is listening” – with the acceptance of a child, he was ready to be open to God.   Nathanael … no deceit / no guile > the call of God led to his simple acceptance: You


January 11, 2015 – Baptism of the Lord

We admitted to one another in the office this week that we were feeling discombobulated.  There was a leak in the basement and the kitchen was torn apart. But was that the real issue?   Wednesday – Friday … killings and chaos in Paris took the lives of 17 people   And in recent days