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I Will, With God’s Help

I do not have any biological sisters or daughters. Yet, my oh my, I have a lot of “sisters” and “daughters,” many whom have been a part of my life for a very long time. My mother was a pioneer in her profession, and had the inner strength to raise three boys when her beloved … More I Will, With God’s Help
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:35:45 +0000

Remembering Absalom Jones

One of the priorities of the family I grew up in is education. This is a priority that Staci and I carried on for our family. The manifestation of this priority for us was investing a significant amount of our resources towards education. Preschool through college, as our parents before us, we committed our time … More Remembering Absalom Jones
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:43:30 +0000

With Poetry, Prose and Prayer

Fly with meUpwards, towards the heavensUntil we reach“That steady underneath us level air”Then, let us wheel and glideOver the lake and mountainsIn the exhilaration of our desiresBorne on wings toPlaces we have roamed,Autumns we have passedQuietly circling our tomorrowsIn the confidenceWe have gainedBecoming who we areIn challenge after challengeUntil, forced to let goOf whatever defines … More With Poetry, Prose and Prayer
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:00:47 +0000

Talk About It

One of the things I loved when I served in a congregational context was walking alongside couples throughout their relationship. When I was in seminary I was blessed to serve as a teaching assistant to the Pastoral Theologian. He had a passion for working with couples.  In fact, he was writing a book on the … More Talk About It
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:08:25 +0000

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