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Ordinary Days: The Art of Forgiveness

I love the question Peter asks Jesus in our first reading this week. I find that Peter was often willing to ask the dumb questions that a lot of us are thinking. I learn a lot about life because Peter … Continue reading

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some impactful books from my library

This post is my contribution to our collective book list here at Sacred Margins. I am a few days tardy posting this list, but I am thrilled to be a part of this conversation. In addition to the books Allen … Continue reading

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Ordinary Days: a shift in expectations

“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and … Continue reading

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about adolescence and why theology matters

Many people ask me how I work with teenagers everyday, especially those in trouble. Usually when asked, it stops me down for a moment. There is something really natural for me about youth work so with that, I struggle to … Continue reading

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about Robin Williams and the prophet that wanted to die

If you have been online at all this week you have seen the news and response to the passing of Robin Williams via suicide. In many ways this has sparked a national debate on the nature of suicide and depression. … Continue reading

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about the inconvenient Gospel

I read an article yesterday about an old catholic nun who spends time ministering to death row inmates. She will bring them food, pray with them, encourage them, and make sure their basic needs are met. Yet, she doesn’t stop … Continue reading

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Ordinary Days: The Kingdom of God Round 2

This week, we wanted to spend some more time exploring the Kingdom of God. This is a topic we could spend a year on and still not exhaust, and it is a vital topic to what it means to be … Continue reading

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