Monthly Archives: March 2017

Have You (or I) Committed the Unpardonable Sin?

Over the last 2,000 years, people have wondered what Jesus meant when he said that it was impossible to forgive one particular sin:  “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.”  What does that mean? I am currently leading a class discussing a … Continue reading

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Weed or Wildflower (2017)

This is an older post that keeps getting readers, so let’s all remind ourselves of this lesson.  One morning this past week, I passed a yard full of beautiful purple flowers.  The only problem was, it was supposed to be … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day, 2017

Growing up Protestant, we did not know much about St. Patrick.  All we knew was that in elementary school you were supposed to wear some green on St. Patty’s Day or you would get pinched.  But there is so much … Continue reading

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Saving Daylight

This weekend most of us go on daylight saving time, which means it will be much darker when I get up and take my dog on our early morning walk.  For many of you, this is how is always was, … Continue reading

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Ashes, Ashes

Did you get your ashes on Wednesday?  As you know by now, I did not grow up with much exposure to Lenten practices.  Ash Wednesday was a concept I understood, but not from experience. In my first full-time United Methodist … Continue reading

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