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Doing the Work

“Time heals,” the saying goes. However, as a therapist once said to me, when we neglect to do the work of accountability, repentance, reconciliation and healing, it’s like leaving dishes unwashed in the sink. The longer you let it go, the harder it is to clean the mess. I believe this work is the Way of … More Doing the Work
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:57:06 +0000

Who are you listening to?

As I sat listening to him share his story, I found myself becoming more and more agitated. The tale he was telling, was, in fact, a tale. Not hyperbole, not creative license, but rather, a full re-write of how the situation took place. I reminded myself of one of the principles that I try to … More Who are you listening to?
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:40:37 +0000

On Influence

The gathering had just begun when I walked in with a friend of mine. We grabbed a couple of seats in the back and I instinctually looked around at those in attendance. I had no history with this group, and honestly I was only there because my friend had invited me to tag along. My … More On Influence
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:32:23 +0000

Building Bridges

In the Book of Common Prayer it states, “The mission of the church is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ. [. . .] The Church carries out its mission through the ministry of all its members.”  Now that we’ve got that clear, practically speaking, how do we live … More Building Bridges
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:12:47 +0000

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