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Radical Hospitality

She came running up to me, Her person, slightly embarrassed, on the other end of the leash, Tail softly wagging, Eyes gentle and kind. . We often think of hospitality as something that happens in homes Or churches, But today … Continue reading

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Revelry

Bugle your truth, And wake me up! With such deep love in your eyes, How can I refuse You anything! ( well,  not my chocolate bar,  I can refuse you that, not out of selfishness, but out of love)

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a bevy of beagles

Beagles! Beagles! everywhere! some were silly, some were serious, several were scared at the doctors, one was playing, one was baying , some needed manners, some had owners who needed manners, but all of them reminded me of YOU.  

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Nike

named not after the goddess, but the shoe, by a boy who liked to run. Nike, the beagle, ran. as did the boy, now man… both became lost, yet, perhaps the goddess was looking out for them anyway – too … Continue reading

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home

the old beagle’s eyes were fully clouded, but not his heart. he snuggled up next to the boy, the boy draped an arm over the tan and brown back. both were safe. both were home. love does not depend on … Continue reading

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dog in church

He came to church. just a wee One in need of Sunday school? no, he was the lesson! For i was hungry and thirsty and you did not know me…. but You invited me in!

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redemptions

 trying to write tonite – a sermon for tomorrow, and rehearsing a story to tell – interrupted at every turn as only a loved one can do, “Not NOW, i say,” like my mother used to say – though probably … Continue reading

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