Easter Inspiration # 12
He Speaks!

Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. As he approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother’s only son, and she was a widow; and with her was a large crowd from […]

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Easter Inspiration # 11
Get Up!

In the Gospel of Mark chapter 5 we see two touching episodes of life restored, but what is so interesting about these two episodes in particular, is that the narratives are interwoven, suggesting an intimate connection. The first story is of a man named Jairus, a leader of the synagogue whose daughter has grown deathly […]

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Pantheism Is a Good Idea

Some things are great for a beginning, but outright wrong for an ending. A prologue, a birth, the morning sunlight hitting a groggy face, these are all great at the first, but strangely out of place when found at the end. And it is to this group of beginnings that we can and must allot […]

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Easter Inspiration # 11 Get Up!

In the Gospel of Mark chapter 5 we see two touching episodes of life restored, but what is so interesting about these two episodes in particular, is that the narratives are interwoven, suggesting an intimate connection. The first story is of a man named Jairus, a leader of the synagogue whose daughter has grown deathly […]

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It’s Time to Stop

Little four and a half year old Sophia sat on a chair next to me as I read some theology. She was quiet as it was her turn to do a french lesson on the much coveted game so popular among her siblings. But as I turned one page over to another, and ten pages […]

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Easter Inspiration # 10 Wherever You Are

The encounter of the risen Jesus with the disciples by the Sea of Galilee seems so normal. There is no crowd whose needs demand to be met, or challenging Scribes who present traps for Jesus. To the contrary, this beautiful scene is like any other day, even the days that occurred before Jesus’ ministry began. […]

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Easter Inspiration # 10 Wherever You Are

The encounter of the risen Jesus with the disciples by the Sea of Galilee seems so normal. There is no crowd whose needs demand to be met, or challenging Scribes who present traps for Jesus. To the contrary, this beautiful scene is like any other day, even the days that occurred before Jesus’ ministry began. […]

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Easter Inspiration # 09 Read Your Old Testament

We have all watched a movie with a mysterious plot, only to find that the solution to the problem was actually evident throughout the film. When we look back with the solution in front us, we can see how it should have been so obvious. It is moments like this that we can sympathize with […]

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