Author: Administrator

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Better Together

In mid-January I got to take an unusual road trip up to Buffalo, New York with friends from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.  Cathy Doner, Deacon Eric Elley and Music Director Sue Riley from St. Andrews and Fr. Rick Bellows (Episcopal priest and part of the clergy team for Church Without Walls) made up the crew […]

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The Power of Listening

Have you heard any good stories lately? Telling stories is how we spread information, teach, build community, offer compassion and build rapport. But listening to stories is how we honor others, offer healing, build relationships, affirm dignity and learn from each other. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what […]

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Waiting and Preparing for Christmas

26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.”[a] 29 But she was much […]

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A Chance to Act on Your Core Beliefs

Our world is confusing. We are pulled in so many directions by so many voices—in what we read, hear on radio, TV or the internet, and are told by friends, neighbors and families. Many times a day we can feel afraid, outraged, or confused. We can feel pulled to buy things, help people, defend ourselves—or […]

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