Advent Reflections

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December 8, 2017

"The Five Levels of Truth-Telling: First, you tell the truth to yourself about yourself. Then you tell the truth to yourself about another. At the third level, you...

December 7, 2017

Welcome feels good. Being included makes us feel warm and wanted. However, all of us, at some point in our lives, have felt unwelcomed, outside the group, unwanted. Today, reflect on a time you felt that sense of being on the outside looking in. 

1. What does it feel like to be on the...

December 6, 2017

Whether we live in small towns or big cities, defining our neighbor can be a bit of challenge. Who do we treat as beloved? Who do we look past? Especially at the busy holiday season, finding the face of God in the people around us can be difficult. There is so much to be done; being...

December 5, 2017

We've all experienced a moment of feeling welcomed. What does that feel like to you? How do you practice welcome in your life? Share your thoughts on welcome in the comments section of our facebook page!

December 4, 2017

The focus for the first week of advent is “Telling the truth.” For congregations, that means examining our church homes with a visitor’s eye, and acknowledging the ways that we could be more welcoming to all. For individuals, this week is an opportunity to search our hearts for those things...

December 1, 2017

This Advent, the whole Episcopal Church is invited to journey toward becoming Beloved Community, as together we explore race, reconciliation and healing. Advent may seem like an odd time to focus on racial reconciliation. The world is full of sparkle and twinkling lights; why on earth would...

November 30, 2017

This is Pontius Pilate. He asked Jesus "what is truth?" 

This will never be published, but I am playing with all the tools.

Will you erase it so no one ever sees it?

I hope so. That's the truth.

Whatever truth is.

November 30, 2017

This is Pontius Pilate. He asked Jesus "what is truth?" 

This will never be published, but I am playing with all the tools.

Will you erase it so no one ever sees it?

I hope so. That's the truth.

Whatever truth is.

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