Thirsty

I don't know if this has come up before, but I'm a bit of a bicyclist! I remember so clearly one race I had done a few years ago. It was the first race of the season, and I was really only doing it to get myself ready for the rest of the season that was coming. I had no goals, no desires, no stated outcomes that I wanted to accomplish with this race, just finish in one piece and I'd be happy.…

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Witness

Today's lectionary wrapped up a story that got started over the weekend, one that I'm sure we're all reasonably familiar with. Jesus has continued his journey through the country of Samaria, which was typically frowned upon by the Jewish people. To say that the Samaritans and the Jews didn't get along would be understating it. They had some real personal issues. So typically Jews would travel…

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What are you looking for?

(Editor's Note: Sorry for the missing blog yesterday! Things got crazy in a hurry, and then I was without internet in the evening. If you read this, and notice that there was a missing post in the series, please collect a free hug on Sunday!) 35The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples, 36and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, “Look, here is the Lamb of God!” 37The two…

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A Quiet Place

What I am about to say, when I share it about myself, often confuses people. For a lot of folks, this comes as a surprise, some have even said shocking, if they've gotten to know me over any length of time. But I have taken those famous Meyer's Brigg's personality sorters, and it turns out that for all the time I spend in front of people, speaking in groups, being the life of the party, and just…

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