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COVID Contemplations (April 3) – “Doing the Wave”

It was the wrong time of year, but in all of the excitement of the moment no one seemed to care.  For normally among the Jews in the first century, it was during the fall festival of Sukkoth or “Booths”—easily … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (April 2) “Wildflower Witnesses”

We won’t be making the trip this year.  For though I am sure we could do it following the current mantra for drive-in worship services—“come as you are, but stay in your car”—it would still be hard to justify it … Continue reading

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COVID Contemplations (April 1) – “No Fooling”

No one knows for sure, of course, and the very nature of the day would seem to encourage ridiculous explanations.  But the most convincing historical evidence suggests that it began in France (insert joke here) in the time of King … Continue reading

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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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