Rector’s Reflections

The Fog Is Lifting

It’s been quite a stretch since my last blog entry. One of my goals for 2016 is to post a blog on a weekly basis. I certainly haven’t had a perfect attempt at that goal, but a Sunday afternoon accident several weeks ago didn’t help any, either. Another of my …

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Part 3: Thank You

  “Thank you.” That concise statement is the third “thing” from author Ira Byock’s, The Four Things That Matter Most: A Book About Living.” For those who may be unaware, this is the third of my four part blog post series reflecting on Byock’s writing. You can find my first two reflections, …

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Part 2/4 : I Forgive You

The second of four words suggested by Ira Byock in his book, “The Four Things That Matter Most:  A Book About Living” are the words, “I forgive you.”  What powerful words! I find that the longer I hold onto a hurt, anger, or resentment, the longer I find my peace …

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Increased Engagement In Outreach

Good morning, all!  Hope this post finds you doing great and enjoying this Wyoming winter wonderland.  I’m enjoying the warmth of a fire and a mug of hot coffee by my side. Here’s the thing, many of us have all sorts of resolutions or goals for 2016, right?  I want …

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Want Some Younger-ish Fellowship?

Back in West Virginia I headed up a ministry I immensely loved. The name of the ministry was “The Thirties and Under Group,” not exactly the most innovative name, but pretty clear, none the less. This group of “thirties and under” met on a monthly basis. I didn’t have an …

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Epiphany Draws Near

Tomorrow is the Feast of the Epiphany, and what a wondrous and amazing celebration it is!  Below is the Epiphany narrative.  I encourage you to read this Gospel narrative.  Read over it slowly and deliberately.  Allow yourself some quiet time to pray the Gospel, that is, simply allow the words …

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