Category Archives: Traffic Patterns

I get lost…lot. Here is some imagery around driving, jounrey, and road signs, and how they apply to faith.

Which direction are you leading?

“Are you leading people toward the last ten years   or toward the next ten years?”*   I’m not sure where I heard (or read) this quote, but I have been thinking about it a lot lately – especially when … Continue reading

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A word of thanks before we go…

(Here is a reflection to the people of St. Michael’s, New Canaan, CT before I begin my new call as pastor of St. Paul, Old Saybrook, CT. My last Sunday in New Canaan is 9/28/2014. My first Sunday in Old Saybrook is … Continue reading

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WHY DIDN’T YOU SIGNAL??? (or… Did you hear the one about the SUV driver and the bicyclist?)

I was walking through town on a Sunday afternoon in June. A bicyclist rode down Main Street moving very fast. The SUV driving directly in front of that bicycle slowed down for the red light it was approaching. Just before … Continue reading

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Which direction are you headed?

As we waited for our children to get off of the bus, I was talking to a neighbor of mine. He comes from Eastern Europe. The bus stop is in front of our church. As we were talking, he looked … Continue reading

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Walking the Way

I recently watched the film, “the Way” starring father and son duo: Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez (http://theway-themovie.com). It is set on the Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James), a 780km pilgrimage across Southern France and Northern Spain. … Continue reading

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Christians in the Holy Land

The same day (April 22, 2012) a new Lutheran pastor was ordained at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem (see above pic)  CBS aired a story on its program “60 Minutes” about Christians living in the Holy Land. “The Last … Continue reading

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13.1 Mile Bible Study

Saturday (October 15, 2011) I ran the Hartford Half Marathon. It is a 13.1 mile race. When a person runs that long a person’s mind starts to wander. One of the things I wondered about as I wandered was the number … Continue reading

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