Tag Archives: spiritual life

What We Wish For Others

I recently read a quote by the writer Anne Lamott with which I resonated, “You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.”  What … Continue reading

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The Fruit That Was Meant To Be

From early in the Christian Church’s history there have been individuals ill-at ease in their human reality and who have assumed that the Divine is pleased by our abuse of the reality given to us!  It’s almost as if we … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a Pilgrim

A pilgrim journeys through places that are unknown to him.  When he stops the journey he is no longer a pilgrim because he is no longer en-route.  This applies to our inner life as well. When we reach the point … Continue reading

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My Inner Life

When I first became a Pastor I discovered that one of the young women in the parish has her entire right arm tattooed in various patterns and colors.  When I first saw it I remember being startled!  Having now been … Continue reading

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My Heart Does Egg-Flips For Joy!

I LOVE Eggs Benedict!  Whenever I go on a trip if Eggs Benedict is on the menu I will try it.  Admittedly this willingness to be experimental has resulted in a few disappointments but it has also often resulted in … Continue reading

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Peacefulness

On October 14th of 2006 I had the chance to go to the City of Refuge on the Big Island.  I got up really early since I wanted to walk around there as the day was beginning.  I managed to … Continue reading

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Luddites or Idolizers?

Granted, I have only made 5 trips to Hawaiʻi each of two weeks duration, so I’ve only experienced living in Hawaiʻi for a total of ten weeks!  And that was as a tourist, although even as a tourist I wasn’t … Continue reading

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