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A Warm Spring of Refreshment after Tragedy

Over the weeks following Easter, Gospel stories recounting the appearances of the risen Christ to the disciples are read in Christian churches.  Of these stories, perhaps the most striking to me recounts two people and their encounter with Christ on … Continue reading

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The Tapestry of Life and Death

As I scroll through the postings made by friends on Facebook, I see familiar kinds of postings — status updates, as they are called.  One may comment about a parent’s death, another on the passing of a cousin, another on … Continue reading

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A Blue Christmas

As Christmas approaches, does the absence of loved ones color the season with shades of blue? It’s a song that’s part of my early childhood memories. I’m sure I remember it because both of my parents always listened to music … Continue reading

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