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The Journey: Easter is about freedom

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                 Spring is a wonderful time of year! The colors and smells are all around us. It also means that Easter is just around the corner. I am a minister with three church services this week, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday, so...

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The Journey: Making it in the gig economy

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                      I will be leaving Ukiah in June. I have been working and commuting from my home in Novato to First Presbyterian Church of Ukiah for one year. When June rolls around it will be fifteen months since I began. I have...

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The Journey: Pain can bring us closer together

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                    Last week I wrote about physical pain as a spiritual teacher. I wasn’t happy about it, but I was trying to look on the bright side. Some of you may recall I was injured in a fall and broke a bone in my back; and have...

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The Journey: Pain can be a teacher

Posted by Rev. Daniel Christian on

                 Many of my columns and sermons I write and talk about the need to be “present” in our lives. Being present in our lives is one of the hardest things to do. Many of you reading aren’t fully paying attention right now...

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