I had the opportunity to talk about food and faith today with some dear friends. In my rambling I said something that keeps rattling around in my head… We all eat. Okay, that is not a profound statement. The implication; however, lies at the heart of Christianity. Whatever your income, education, political affiliation, height, favorite […]
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For almost forty days I did not taste the liquid joy that is coffee. Before “fasting” from coffee as part of my Lenten journey, I was drinking 8 to 12 cups a day. That’s the equivalent of the Pacific Ocean or it might as well have been, because when you deny yourself something, it grows […]
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After more than a year gathering virtually in what felt like an endless Lent, we were able to celebrate Easter in-person! Masked. Socially distanced. Sanitized. In-person! There were balloons and welcome signs and colorful flags. The music was celebratory. The mood was giddy. Resurrection felt real in a way I desperately needed. Today I am […]
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