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The Remembrance Table

There is a tradition within many Christian churches of setting out photos, artifacts and other personal items on what is known as the Remembrance Table.  Such tables are usually used on days such as the Festival of All Saints and … Continue reading

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Remember you are dust, and to dust you shall return.

By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” Genesis 3:19 (NRSV) As we enter this season … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday

Many of us have come to know today as Shrove Tuesday, the day before the beginning of Lent. Shove Tuesday has long been a favorite church tradition of mine, mostly because the resulting pancake supper. Mardi-Gras in New Orleans has its … Continue reading

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The Holy Innocents – The Other Side of Christmas

This time of year there is no shortage of peaceful images.  The sights and sounds of Christmas are embedded in our hearts and minds.  More than any other time of year, the world strives to find certainty and security at … Continue reading

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This is Christmas

  So this is Christmas, what have you done? Another year over, a new one just begun. (John Lennon)  I’ve actually heard that song by John Lennon several times this week.  As I listened to the words, I thought about … Continue reading

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