Monthly Archives: October 2009

All Saints

Walt Weitzel died on Thursday night. Just a couple of months ago he was out front painting the yellow strip along the front curb when a police officer pulled over and told him he couldn’t do that, that private citizens … Continue reading

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And then he followed Jesus on the way. Jesus told Bartimaeus to go on his way, and the way Bartimaeus chose was the way Jesus was going. St. Mark, as is always his way, tells this story simply, almost too … Continue reading

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Proper 24 (maybe?) Mark 35-45

For most of my adult life I had one prevailing neurosis – I know, just one, right? – but this neurotic behavior wasn’t a big help in church life. I would not, under any circumstances, eat what I called public … Continue reading

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Sermon, Pent+whatever it is

Last week I talked about how these last three or four Gospel lessons touched upon tough times for Jesus, how He had to endure many hardships, mostly at the hands of His bumbling disciples. What I didn’t mention is that … Continue reading

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