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Follow a Turtle! (on the edge of mystery)

This coming Sunday is Trinity Sunday when we give praise to God as we Christians understand and know God — Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  For me, it’s all about being caught up in / getting lost in / finding my true self in the awesome dynamic relationship with our God as we come to […]

The Splendor of the Spirit

The Great and Glorious Feast of Pentecost Sunday, May 19, 2013 In our last blog, we talked about the Feast of the Ascension. After Jesus left the disciples and ascended into heaven, they were cowering behind locked doors, despondent, worried, fearful, bewildered, devastated. “[Then] suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong […]

You will be my witnesses to the ends of the earth

Ascension Sunday 2013 (Mothers’ Day) May 12, 2013 The feast of the Ascension of our Lord is part of the Easter mystery.  First is the resurrection in which Jesus conquers death for us and reveals that life for us will never end. Then there is the ascension in which Jesus is taken up into heaven […]

Life Surge

Dear Friends, Jesus is so cool in the images he uses to communicate. In the gospel passage a few weeks ago (John 15:1-8), Jesus says, “I am the vine, you are the branches.” Look at the picture above.  It’s not a vine, but every little portion of that bush, every flower, receives its life from […]