Entering the Mystery Again – Holy Week

Every year we come back to the central mystery of the faith as Christ enters into Jerusalem. The mystery is held in two images of the King. Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a young donkey, a colt, large enough to carry a man but clearly not a war horse like Pilate rode. He was embodying…

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The Mysterious Unity of Creation

As we get closer to Easter, one of the theological issues that comes up is the sin of the world. Why would God have to resolve it? Why not just hit the cosmic do-over button? Why did someone or something have to die? The problem with the language that most of us were given is…

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The Cross as a Sign

As we turn to the middle of Lent and begin to look forward to Jerusalem and the Cross, we see through the lenses we have been given. The cross is a sign. One sign can be seen from a lot of different angles. For Rome it was a sign of their victory.  No terrorist, no…

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Water Problems – Jesus Cleanses the Temple

The leaks started as a toilet problem, little things. Then more toilets had problems and a leak started in the ceiling in the girls’ bathroom. A pipe might have been the problem.  These small symptoms were not the disease. Like many things in life they pointed to something larger. We have high water pressure at…

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