Category Archives: Spirit

Thoughts on the state of my spirit

Easter Thoughts

Easter is always celebrated as a time of joy.  The Easter Bunny set hides eggs, people dress in bright clothes, and buy enough chocolate to support a small nation.  The churchy set dress in bright clothes, go to church, sing … Continue reading

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Thundering Darkness – A Poem for Advent

Today begins the season of Advent – the time when Christians wait for the arrival of Jesus.  My Pastor approached me several weeks ago and asked if I would write some poetry for the Sunday’s in Advent.  Here is the … Continue reading

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Rainy days, Mondays and Temples always get me down

The Last Week, Part 2 (part 1 here) Last week I covered events of what today is called Palm Sunday.  This week I am moving on to Monday.  Before writing this post I read three things:  Chapter 2, the passage … Continue reading

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First Sunday of the Last Week – Chapter 1

There’s been a saying bumping around my church world off and on for about 20 years: “Christ came into the world to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” A little reading of the gospels might just confirm that in … Continue reading

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