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Joseph Stayed and So Should I

Matthew 1:18-25: Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her … Continue reading

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Why Wicked? Why am I so Passionate about Wicked and Elphaba?

Wednesday, October 30th marked the 10th anniversary of Wicked the Musical on Broadway.   I was quite happy to celebrate that moment as Wicked is one of my most favorite stories ever told. People often ask me why I am so … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned on a Hike

I am going hiking Saturday and I believe I want to make it a regular practice.  I went a few weeks ago for the first time and loved it!  It happened on a Saturday after a strenuous couple of weeks … Continue reading

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¿Estoy lista?

This scripture came to me in prayer this week. Jeremiah 29:11-14: For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. Then when you call upon … Continue reading

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Fragile and Handle With Care on These Holy Days

It’s Saturday afternoon and I’m at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts writing a sermon. I am preaching on Wednesday at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. My wonderful alma mater honored me with the invitation to preach and on … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

Note: I was scheduled to preach at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Wednesday, March 6.  Unfortunately, snow got in the way and classes were canceled. This is the sermon I had prepared for that day.   I thought I would … Continue reading

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It’s Hard to Describe

It’s hard to describe You won’t be able to understand Until you’ve been through it Until you’ve fallen down that hole The dark, grungy, deep dark hole And worked your way back up again You’ve pulled and pulled You’ve pushed … Continue reading

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Anticipation – Not Such a Happy Moment

I am writing about today’s devotion now because I can’t seem to get it off my mind.  The Happiness Devotion talked about “Anticipation” and the wonderful giddy feeling you have when you anticipate that “moment” in life.  The moment can … Continue reading

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What Do You See in the Photo?

We’ve all seen photographs.  We’ve taken them.  We’ve hung them on the walls and put them in scrapbooks.  We have boxes of them in the attic and thousands of them on our hard drives.  They are a part of our … Continue reading

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What Does All of This Mean?

In about two hours, it will be the monthiversary of my being back in Richmond.  I can’t believe it’s been a month and at the same time, it’s been the longest month I’ve faced. There is so much to write … Continue reading

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