Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID Contemplations (March 31) – “Feeling Like Frodo?”

His name comes from an Old English word meaning “wise by experience.”  But it’s pretty clear that if he had been given a choice in the matter, that the little guy would probably have preferred to pass on many of … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (March 30) – “Is E-Eucharist Okay?”

It’s not exactly a hot button issue for many folks, I know.  But for theological purists it’s a valid question all the same.  For after all, it is by definition a communal meal.  So is it possible to offer Holy … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (March 27) – “Home-School Daze”

I suspect we are all pretty ready for them to receive a well-deserved raise.  For especially if you’ve been homeschooling your children during this stay-put season, you no doubt have discovered a newfound admiration for teachers who deal with our … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (March 26) – “Covid Christianity”

You can read about it in the history books, though I doubt that any written words could ever really convey its terror.  For when the bubonic plague first raised its ugly head in Sicily in 1347, not only were there … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (March 25) – “Chick-Fil-Aity”

Even for someone on a low-sodium diet, you can never really get enough of it, which is probably why it is one of the key ingredients on the menu.  For a twelve-count of nuggets is said to contain some 1460 … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (March 24) – “Give Me That New-Tech Religion”

To be candid, we’ve seldom been on the forefront of technological innovation.  For there’s something about the church that seems to find its comfort zone more in the past than in the present sometimes.  More than half a millennium ago, … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (March 23)- “Stop Fidgeting!”

It’s not quite a global epidemic, but it’s certainly an addiction for many.  For over-scheduling our lives begins at an early age indeed, from playdates to sports teams to extra-curricular programs to weekend social engagements.  And when we become adults, … Continue reading

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