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Hold on to the Good

February 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Hold on to the Good · Faith and the City

Do you savor? Do you take time — pause-and-reflect time — to delight in the moments of grace and joy that flit through your life? This morning I read something that troubled me. Psychologist Dan O’Grady claims that our negative experiences and critical thoughts have remarkable staying power. They stick to us like Velcro. They […]

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Finding Joy on Fifth Avenue

November 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Finding Joy on Fifth Avenue · Faith and the City

This past Monday, in a televised ceremony held on the front steps of our church, a switch was flipped and the UNICEF snowflake that hangs over Fifth Avenue was lit. To many, the lighting of this huge, sparkling ornament signals the beginning of the holidays here in New York. As much as I love the […]

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In a Manger… In a Mall?

December 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City

What happens when God breaks into the ordinary? Well, it might look like a baby in a manger. ¬†Or, it might look like Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus at a Food Court. Enjoy, my friends… Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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