Month: November 2007

Daring to Preach

countdown.jpgPreaching has fallen on hard times. Variously referred to as “talks” or “conversations,” many struggle with what preaching means in a world where the Bible is less and less commonly understood as authoritative in any way. I cannot recall when I began reading Chris Erdman’s blog, but I do … Continue reading

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The Valley of the Shadow of Death

Who knows when it comes? Who knows how it will come? Suddenly. Slowly. Death comes. Fear it? Face it? Fret about it? I listened as Nan expressed frustration and fatigue. She recently noted, “My legs just don’t work,” as she gave an accompanying motion as though trying to nudge … Continue reading

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Late Friday Photo … Oops it’s Monday

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We never leave a place unchanged. It may be we are changed. It could be the place we visited was changed. An art project by a local artist included items given by participants at Soularize. During the last main session the artist took the items and turned them into … Continue reading

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Organic Community [Update]

My friend Joe Myers will be interviewed by my new friend and current ETREK Facilitator Sally Morgenthaler. You may catch the interview on Lance Ford’s, another new friend, www.shapevine.com at 8 p.m. EST. Go to www.shapevine.com and get in on the interview and engage the conversation via … Continue reading

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Oh the Fall, Not Stupid at All … and, “That’s my nose!”

nanny1.jpgWednesday evening she fell. Nan got her back door unlocked and open. She then grabbed a few things and started up the steps into her home. On the way up into the house she missed a step – could have been the first, maybe the second. She took a … Continue reading

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