Category: Communion

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Wednesday 1st April 2009

Come As You Are

Come As You Are

I needed cups: 35 of them. Each one different from the other. I searched the china cupboard and found a goblet given as a wedding gift. I grabbed my favorite wine glass, then another standing beside it: a handpainted gift from a friend. I retrieved a child’s yellow smiley-face cup, and a ...

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Tuesday 24th March 2009

Vignettes of an Urban Plunge

Vignettes of an Urban Plunge

I returned home Sunday night from a short mission trip called “Urban Plunge,” where rural folks like me plunge headlong into the reality of urban suffering, a mere three hours from our doorsteps. On the streets of Omaha, Neb., I witnessed the beauty of irony among the homeless, the ...

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Monday 12th January 2009

Captain, May I?

Captain, May I?

We played a game of “Captain May I?” on Saturday afternoon at the farm. The game is simple. With the captain’s permission, you take giant leaps or baby steps toward the finish line. The first one to reach the “captain” is the winner. The means of reaching the end ...

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