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Rewrite Those Epitaphs
Originally Posted: 03/31/2014 - 10:22am | Type: Blog

Our scripture texts this week are an invitation to reflection on mortality. Sunday, April 6 is National Epitaph Day. Reading through a list of bizarre and unique holidays is fa ...

Attending Your Own Funeral
Originally Posted: 01/27/2012 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

I’ve been writing this week about inspired vision and embracing radical change even in the face of the death of present systems. But the experience is different when applying the same principles to our own liv ...

The Gospel According to Charles Dickens: The Horizon of Death
Originally Posted: 12/25/2011 - 1:51pm | Type: Blog

For a story about conversion, death is a necessary character. It is in the finality of death that our eyes are able to readjust and see the horizon of our life and being. It is wi ...