Monthly Archives: November 2016

Advent with Black Elk: Songs from Dreams and Callings from the Sky

Chapter 2: Early Boyhood In this chapter, Black Elk identifies as a Lakota of the Ogalala band. “Lakota” means “Allies” and it is the self-designation for the Western Sioux, which are comprised of seven tribes: Ogalala (“They Scatter Their Own”), … Continue reading

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Advent with Black Elk

In past years, I have blogged during the Advent season. Back in 2009, I blogged through my reading of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas A Kempis. Last year, I spent Advent reading and reflecting on William Temple. This year, … Continue reading

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Read, Mark, Learn, and Inwardly Digest

Readings for the Twenty Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Isaiah 65:17-25 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Luke 21:5-19 This sermon was preached at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in San Rafael CA on November 13, 2016. Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be … Continue reading

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SAINT: Subversive Agents Inspiring Nonviolent Transformation

Listen to sermon here: SAINT Subversive Agents… Readings for All Saints Day (Year C): Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 Luke 6:20-31 This sermon was preached at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in San Rafael CA on November 6, 2016. Today we celebrate the feasts … Continue reading

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