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Summer Peace Prayer

Although most of our staff at Lynchburg College works through the summer, the slightly slower pace does allow for a somewhat saner rhythm to each day and a bit more time for reflection. In the midst of completing annual reports

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Of Chain Saws and Quiet Hours

Yesterday as I was walking across the dell, groundskeepers were busy beautifying the campus for commencement activities and lumberjacks were pruning the trees. The air was literally abuzz with the sounds of the season including chain saws and leaf blowers.

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Don’t Miss Your Shot!

Lately I have been sort of “obsessed” with the Hamilton soundtrack. Whenever I hop in the car, I turn on the music… and find myself transported into the story. How lucky we are to be alive right now; it’s not

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Reflection on Faith and Reason

Once in awhile I actually get to sit in church and have a chance to worship. This Sunday I preached for the Westover Alumni in class reunion at 10 a.m. and then dashed over for most of the 11 a.m.

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The Small Stuff – Sweating and Celebrating

Over the Easter holiday I had a lively conversation with one of my “bonus” daughters (married to one of my sons) about advice she had received at a bridal shower. She felt the most helpful wisdom regarding her upcoming marriage

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Radical Compassion: A Reflection on Buddha’s Birthday

On April 8th, Buddhists across America took time to celebrate the birth of Buddha. Of course when Buddha’s birthday is celebrated (and how it is celebrated) depends on both the culture and the type of Buddhism. Many believe Buddha was

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From the Aramaic . . .

As an undergraduate I studies Greek, so when I arrived at Divinity School I decided to take Hebrew.  While I worked as hard as I ever had at anything in my Hebrew class, I found it terrible difficult…and after three

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Bon Appetit!

This week a group of about 25 women met together as part of a program that would help all of us become more healthy. As someone who often lacks personal discipline, I find that being a part of a larger

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Our Journeys to Galilee

By now we are halfway through the Lenten season. So how are you doing? Have you kept your Lenten promises? For me, the discipline and sacrifice is a daily struggle. Some days are better than others. I guess that’s why

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Spring Break Prayer

I am ready for Spring Break! I am behind. I need some rest. I need to find a new Lenten discipline since the first one hasn’t worked out that well. I went looking for resources for a Prayer for Spring

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