Monthly Archives: June 2011

Faultlines

Sermon for June 24, 2011 As the summer begins, we look around us and see rebellion, discontent, and tragedy all around us. In the United States, we are dealing with horrendous floods in the Midwest and the aftermath of devastating … Continue reading

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The State of the Congregation

June 17, 2011 In our Torah reading for this week, Shelach, God tells Moses to send twelve scouts, one from each of the twelve tribes, to reconnoiter the land of Canaan, to investigate the state of its defenses, the heartiness … Continue reading

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Humility is a Great Virtue!

June 10, 2011 It seems that every few weeks we are faced with another political scandal involving an elected official who has committed sexual indiscretions. This week it is Congressman Anthony Wiener who is caught in the press’ crossfire. A … Continue reading

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I’ll Give You Something to Complain About!

June 10, 2011 “The French writer Andre Malraux opens his autobiography with the story of meeting an old comrade, a soldier with whom he fought in the war many years ago. The man subsequently became a priest. He told Malraux … Continue reading

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