Tag Archives: Wonder

Multi-Tasking God

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here The Bible brims with hope and encouragement. But embedded within that Good News there are stories that do not make easy reading. Such is the startling tale of the transporting of the ark of the covenant in 2 Samuel 6:1-15.  The word “ark” means chest or box.  Two arks appear in the Bible.  Noah’s ark… Read more »

Simple Joys

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. Throughout the month of August, we’re looking at Ecclesiastes, that strange and seemingly “modern” Old Testament book that depicts what happens when humanity searches for ultimate meaning apart from God.  Growing up in the 1950s, my brothers and I did what we assumed every other American boy was doing.  We collected baseball cards. At… Read more »


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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. Throughout the season of Advent – which this year encompasses the four weeks leading up to December 25 – we’re looking at classic Christmas movies and how they might connect us to the miracle of God choosing to become a human being. Prancer It’s easy to differentiate between adults and children as Christmas approaches. The children… Read more »

Crop Circles

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The first one mysteriously appeared in a field in southern England in September 1976. Observers were amazed.  What had produced the enormous “crop circle” thatseemed to come from nowhere?  More circles followed.  Soon the English countryside was dotted with increasingly elaborate geometric designs and symbols, all sculpted in fields of wheat, barley, and corn.  Then the phenomenon went global.  At… Read more »