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Emergence of Self, Journey of Faith

A reflection on Proper 13A Genesis 32:22-31  Murray Stein, a prominent Jungian writer and analyst, wrote a book called, “Transformation: Emergence of the Self.”  He writes about a very profound transition that most human beings go through, usually in our … Continue reading

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Life is hard.

A reflection on the readings for Proper 12A: Genesis 29:15-28 and Romans 8:26-39 Jacob, grandson of Abraham, son of Isaac, brother of Esau, falls in love with a woman at a well, a typical place for love to begin in … Continue reading

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With a spirit of hope….

A cup of coffee in one hand and my Kindle Fire in the other I sat at the kitchen table reading a novel.The sun was shining, the breeze was soft and warm. The novel, by one of my favorite authors, … Continue reading

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