Summer, still.

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Becky walks through the house Tuesday night with the last little ice cream cone from the freezer and right out of Pavlov, I’ve gotta have one! So, Maggie and I jump into the car for a little trip to McCool’s. Yes, I’m still working on low-carb/no-carb—but don’t...

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"Other"

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Maybe it’s a part of the planning process for the Inter-campus Beloved Community Peace March coming up on Sept 20, I’m not sure. But I’ve been thinking about who is “other” a lot lately. Like, in the MLK Beloved Community, there are no...

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Fika

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What are you doing right now? I learned a new thing this week. And next week, I’m going to meet a fika expert and I’m all set to try it.There is a custom in Sweden known as fika. (say it: FEE-kuh) Google is your friend, here. We’d call it some variation of “coffee and a...

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Pardon Our Dust

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I’m sure you’ve seen signs in businesses over the years asking forgiveness for their remodeling, renovations, repairs. “Pardon the dust—just don’t write in it!” Stuff like that. It’s been little crazy around here all Summer with the work in Fellowship...

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It’s That Time Again*

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From Mark 6:30The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31He said to them, "Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32And they went away in the boat...

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Who Is My Neighbor?

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Can’t stop thinking about the Good Samaritan story. It’s one of Jesus’ best-known parables. In a political era that plays fast and loose with “truth”, it’s a comfort because it’s one of the stories Jesus told that Historical Jesus scholars say is...

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Declaration

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It bears repeating—from last Sunday’s sermon: This is the day. This is the day we celebrate these words:We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all people are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life...

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SCOTUS

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The United States of America is a Nation built upon the promise of religious liberty. Our Founders honored that core promise by embedding the principle of religious neutrality in the First Amendment. The Court’s decision today fails to safeguard that fundamental principle. It leaves...

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15:06:05

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It’s Wednesday, June 20, and that’s how much sunlight we have today. Today’s the longest day of the year for Madison, New Jersey according to the website I checked. Yesterday was 15:06:03, and tomorrow is the first day of Summer because the Summer Solstice occurs at like...

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What Is Deepest

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  Do you remember when you learned to swim? Were you afraid of the water? Afraid of deep water? I wasn’t. Not a bit. What an idiot! Some kid at the neighborhood wading pool teaches me to swim underwater in 3 feet of water and I think I’m on top of the world! I can do anything...

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