Monthly Archives: January 2012

Life’s Masquerade

As I read the words I wrote over a decade ago, I think this essay perhaps says less about the nature of society, and more about what it felt like to be a teenager.  Has the high school experience changed … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Our Roots

Though I would never have admitted it at the time, when I was growing up I found myself jealous of my Christian friends.  Peeking in from the perspective of an outsider, I saw that they had their mythical creation stories … Continue reading

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Doing Human, Being Justice

In this sermon, we explore the idea of what it means to be human–and how that relates to the dream of building a new church in Wayzata, Minnesota.  From ancient ruins in Turkey to the physiology of the human brain, … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk

This story is dedicated today, as it has always been, to Paul.  You have always been a true friend.  -lm ~*~ The boy was waiting when she arrived at work.  His cheeks were pink on pale skin as though he … Continue reading

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The New Year Fairy

It happened while I was driving home on New Year’s Eve.  The sun hadn’t shown its face all day, and after months of not-quite-winter weather, Minneapolis was blessing us with freezing rain-slush-snow on the last day of 2011, and temperatures … Continue reading

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