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Change us into his likeness

Lent is about journeying into the miraculous freedom of Easter. Fasting and abstinence are not intended to be self improvement plans, like losing 10 pounds for summer swim wear, or to be rewarded for our heroic ascetic achievement. Continue reading

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Last Sunday of Epiphany – Things Transfigured and not Transfigured

The truth is that we don’t know why God shows himself in great glory to some people and not to others, but we do know that there is nothing we can do to cause or earn such encounters. They happen or they don’t. And sermons which make people feel guilty or in any way inadequate because they don’t should be avoided at all cost. So should sermons that attempt to recreate the Jesus light. Instead, we should focus on what we can affect, which is not what we see, but how we see it. Continue reading

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March 2, 2014: Last Sunday of Epiphany

The strange mystery of Jesus Christ’s resurrection is the ultimate epiphany, not because it makes immediate sense to us, but because it makes sense of everything else. Continue reading

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