Digging in the Dirt

When I first started this piece I was only thinking about working in the congregation’s community garden as an example of spiritual practice. The more I thought about church life the more “digging in the dirt” feels like what we do much of the time. We dig and sometimes we...

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Creating Connections

Brief Pastoral Message: Creating Connections I’m no longer married, but I work with couples in counseling so I read a lot about healthy marriages. Much of the research relates to relationships in general. My favorite source for marriage research information is the Gottman Institute. No matter how healthy our relationships are,...

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