Monthly Archives: June 2012

Firefly Evening

Sunset afterglow – Sitting on the porch with friends; Warm firefly evening.   RuthAnn Wilson – June 26, 2012

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The Tunnel At The End Of The Light

One Transfiguration Sunday, as I heard the Lectionary words, I recalled one of my own mountain-top experiences in my faith journey.  When we begin to recognize the Glory of God, it is dazzling.  We are surrounded by radiance when we … Continue reading

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If Only

If only… if only I could change the world, so everything was right… If only… if only I could make the world perfect, the way God intended… If only… if only I could preach the Sermon on the Mount and … Continue reading

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Becoming Invisible

Ring, ding-a-ling! The recess bell rings and all the kids race outside.  The bigger kids are choosing sides for Pom Pom Pullaway, the game of the season.  But no one calls my name to be on their side.  Feeling like … Continue reading

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Eyes of Christ

As my hand reached for the bread, my Pastor repeated Christ’s words, “given for you”.  I dipped the bread in the wine as he said, “…shed for you and for all people…”  I chewed, I swallowed, I made the sign … Continue reading

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Whispers From A Black Hole

Halfway through preparing my weekly Sunday school lesson, I cradled my head in my arms and sobbed, “God, how can I teach this to kids when I am not sure myself if any of it is true?”  Scissors, paper and … Continue reading

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What Kind of Times Are These

There’s a place between two stands of trees where the grass grows uphill and the old revolutionary road breaks off into shadows near a meeting-house abandoned by the persecuted who disappeared into those shadows. I’ve walked there picking mushrooms at … Continue reading

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