Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Haunting Reality

I have been thinking this afternoon about the summers of my childhood.  Unlike so many of the children of my congregation today, my own summers were not jam-packed with scheduled activities.  There was a summer camp during some of my … Continue reading

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On Father’s Day…

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and it is the first since my own father died on the evening of this past Thanksgiving Day.It was a beautiful, if painful, experience to stand by my Dad’s bedside as he breathed his last … Continue reading

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The Gulf Between Us

Yesterday, I went  to the visitation for a 39 year old man who had been murdered last weekend, shot to death in the Southtown housing community on the Southside of Birmingham. I did not know this man, but his brother … Continue reading

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