Epiphany

New Week, New Light

Each time Monday comes along, I wonder what the week will hold. What revelations? What light? What insights? I don’t know about you, but life has changed so much from one Monday to another that it is often difficult to approach Monday mornings with excitement knowing that what could be revealed could be overwhelming and …

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The Light Still Comes

As I have walked with individuals and families along the journey of grief, one of the reflections I’ve heard again and again is their surprise that the day after a loss or tragedy, the light still comes in the morning. As we were walking yesterday, I felt the same surprise. How could the day look …

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Stamped from the Beginning

For the last two weeks, I have been knee-deep in Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning. I reserved this book at the library after a summer study of his book How to Be Antiracist. I knew there was more that I needed to learn. I knew there were stories and experiences that I had …

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The Power of Epiphany

As we were on our morning walk, the five-year-old asked, “Why are people taking their Christmas decorations down and we aren’t?” It’s the kind of question that a clergy parent waits and hopes for. I explained that Christmas isn’t over on December 25 and in fact the season after Christmas is the time that we …

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