Category Archives: Loss of Child

Stolen Years …

Any one of those young adults could have been my child. Or your child. At what age do they stop being our children?

I’ve had enough. Have you? Continue reading

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Were you there?

None of us were there. We only know the ancient story from those who were. If we had been, we would not have kept his death from happening. What I trust is this. God was there. My God. Our God. Our God who knows what it’s like to lose a son. Continue reading

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Getting ahead of ourselves …

It’s time we get ahead of ourselves. Continue reading

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Two Miracles …

Jesus heard the news of his friend, and it affected him. Deeply. The more I think about that, the more connected I feel to him. The closer I feel to God. That brings me comfort, and I hope you feel that too. But there is even more good news. Jesus didn’t stay there. In that lonely place Continue reading

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Who is a weed, and who gets to decide?

[the following contains portions of a sermon preached at Disciples Christian Church on Sunday, July 20, 2014.] So much has happened in just the last few weeks. I feel a little like John Stewart of the Daily Show returning after … Continue reading

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On Sunday afternoon, I found myself not 20 feet away from 40 people carrying loaded firearms …

The good news is this. The momentum is growing on the side of ending gun violence. The good news is this. Any one person can become involved. Continue reading

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Event Buzz …

I readily confess that I spend alot of time on social media sites.  I joined Facebook when I moved to Cleveland,finding myself in the freshly awkward position of living in a different city than my adult children.  Seeing their photos … Continue reading

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