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The Journey: Spiritual themes in movies

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                     All summer I have been asking my wife Michelle if she would come with me to see the movie “Dunkirk.” Well finally when the temperature was 109 degrees, our house...

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The Journey: Back to school with wisdom and sanity

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                     School has started for almost every student and teacher. Our daughter bounded out the door as an official second grader! Back to school night was exciting for everyone. The...

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The Journey: Getting back up again

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                      I just finished reading Angela Duckworth’s 2016 book, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” She has some deep and fascinating insights on the keys...

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The Journey: We all need some joy in our life

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                  My column on Saturday, July 29 titled “Spiritual not religious” got a lot of response. Thank you all for your continued and growing readership. Some of the responses got me thinking...

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The Journey: Spiritual not religious

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                  My wife Michelle and I own a restaurant in Novato called Beso Bistro. I share this because drinking wine is part of the job and I do this aspect of my job with lots of joy. Cleaning dishes, not...

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The Journey: Healed from the inside out

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                 We don’t have to look far and wide today to see the need for healing in our world. At our church we get weekly phone calls from people in Ukiah who are in need of assistance for shelter, food...

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The Journey: Trust is everything

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            Summer for many is wedding or anniversary season. Over the years I have had the pleasure of marrying quite a few couples. The moment comes when the two face one another. Bridesmaids and groomsmen look on. Eyes are glassy and...

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The Journey: Remembering to say Thank You

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Summer is a wonderful time of year. I love all the signs and symbols that celebrate the arrival of this season! Fourth of July, heat waves, including Ukiah, family vacations, the river, and weddings to name just a few! As the days lengthen, evening stay warm, barbeques get hot we start feel a...

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The Journey: Hot week in Ukiah

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                     It is hot this week in Ukiah! When I started working at the church on a cold rainy spring morning I was told that, “it gets hot here, and your office doesn’t have...

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The Journey: Hendy Woods

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                    A few weeks ago I took our seven year old daughter for a walk in Hendy Woods. In a hushed and serious tone of voice she asked me if, “we were in the Fire Swamp” from the...

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