Author Archives: Trinity Seasons

What are you looking for? Come and See.

Second Sunday after the Epiphany Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ is the light of the world: Grant that your people, illumined by your Word and Sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ’s glory, that he may … Continue reading

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Already? Not yet, please. Advent 1

Advent 1

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Is there a Paul in our midst?

Today’s reading from Acts reminds me that Paul was a fierce opponent of Jesus followers and to his colleagues and contemporaries, his conversion was more than confusing, it was disruptive and threatened their power base. They had relied on Saul … Continue reading

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Any given Sunday

Just a minute or two to reflect. I woke this morning in Malta, in the Ballutta Bay region, with every intention of making it to early morning Mass at the Parish Church Our Lady Of Mount Carmel across the street. … Continue reading

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Well fed, lean soul

Been awhile once again since reflecting on God’s word with y’all. After my own private devotion time this morning, I started to get right to things when after receiving a text message from a friend about the challenges of parenting … Continue reading

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The Just Steward

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Proper 20 C Luke 16:1-13 Sermon preached September 18, 2022 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Orinda CA

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Just a thought

Psalm 107 33 The Lord changed rivers into deserts, *and water-springs into thirsty ground, 34 A fruitful land into salt flats, *because of the wickedness of those who dwell there. 35 He changed deserts into pools of water *and dry … Continue reading

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“Selfie” Prayers behind me

So this morning’s Psalm got me started – and not in a welcome way. As I turned to my scriptural journal to record some thoughts prompted by the psalmist’s cry to cry no more, I was greeted by a reflection … Continue reading

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What’s in a (nick) name?

I gave a lot of thought to the naming of my children. I considered things like tradition, family customs, uniqueness, two syllables at most – I was big on that one – didn’t want others nicknaming them.  I had grown … Continue reading

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Church, Church. You are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Come. Sit at my feet.

Today’s Sermon July 21, 2019 Amos 8:1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42 As Jesus and his disciples went on their way, Jesus entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a … Continue reading

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