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Walk

Haiku | Sunday November 27 2022 Advent Word "walk, don’t run!", says she - himself ambles to the pub to keep that wisdom #walk #AdventWord Oil painting by Artist Roxanne Steed | Photo by Roxanne Steed

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Together

Haiku | Watercolor | Monday November 28 2022 Advent Word two trunks fused in love - as though a force of nature oned them together #together #AdventWord Photo of a watercolor painting by Artist...

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Teach

Haiku | Watercolor |Tuesday November 29 2022 Advent Word we teach to convey the joy and gladness of our creativity #teach #AdventWord Watercolor Artist Roxanne Steed in a teaching moment at...

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Mountains

Haiku | Watercolor | Wednesday November 30 2022 Advent Word ridge-lines and mountains - are slate-stained and stretched across the arc of the way #mountains #AdventWord Slate-colored mountains...

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Make

Haiku | Thursday December 1 2022 Advent Word we make artfully with paper brush and pigment - peaceful practices #make #AdventWord Watercolor Artist Roxanne Steed practicing peace | Photo by Ron Steed

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Ready!

Haiku | Watercolor | Friday December 2 2022 Advent Word: Ready young wedded couple - their new life stands before them volkswagen ready #ready #AdventWord Watercolor journal entry by Artist...

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Unity

Haiku | Watercolor | Saturday December 3 2022 Advent Word: unity the One we worship - wants nothing more than to be with in unity #unity #AdventWord Watercolor journal entry by Artist Roxanne...

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Delight

Haiku | Watercolor | Sunday December 4 2022 Advent Word: delight delight is finding someone living their best life - cat meditation #delight #AdventWord Watercolor journal entry by Artist Roxanne...

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Rain

Haiku | Watercolor | Monday December 5 2022 Advent Word: rain plinking pattering - then a more lilting rain from kindness toward soaking #rain #AdventWordWatercolor painting by Artist Roxanne...

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Welcome

Haiku | Watercolor | Tuesday December 6 2022 Advent Word: welcome lavender welcome - gentle hospitality bending giving-way #welcome #AdventWordWatercolor painting by Artist Roxanne Steed | Photo...

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Winnowing

Haiku | Watercolor | Wednesday December 7 2022 Advent Word: winnowing tossing life aloft to separate fear from joy - Spirit winnowing #winnowing #AdventWord Watercolor painting by Artist Roxanne...

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Breathe

Haiku | Watercolor | Thursday December 8 2022 Advent Word: breathe hills have life within - they breathe quietly resting with crops and blue sky #breathe #AdventWordWatercolor painting by Artist...

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Fire

Haiku | Watercolor | Friday December 9 2022 Advent Word: fire heart-fire of people who sang away our grieving - common loss and hope #fire #AdventWord Watercolor painting by Artist Roxanne Steed |...

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Seeing is Believing

Sermon for 16 Pentecost (year C), September 25, 2022 St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Madison, CT I had a good friend who retired from the Navy not so long ago. He and his wife were pretty well-off...

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Do We Know What They Need?

SHORTFORM | HEALING | HEARTDo We Know What They Need?Praying for the Healing of Others Healing prayer is tricky. We think we know what another needs, but do we? Really, we haven’t got a clue; but...

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Wings

test, then rest and try she spreads, labors, gains air - forgetting the ground

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20220619 Sermon for Proper 7

20220619 Sermon for Proper 7 It was my joy and pleasure yesterday to bear witness to Jill’s ordination to the Sacred Order of Deacons. Now, when you have more than one Deacon in a given location,...

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Homelessness

Sermon for Trinity Sunday June 12, 2022. St Peter’s Episcopal Church Hebron, CT Come, Holy Trinity, fill our hearts, and kindle in us the FIRE of your love. Good morning friends! My am Deacon Ron...

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Doubt… Courage… Amazement…

Sermon for Easter Sunday April 17, 2022. St Andrew’s Episcopal Church Madison, CT Come, Holy Spirit, fill our hearts and kindle in us the fire of your love. They burst through the door of the...

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Filled with Expectation

Sermon for 1 Epiphany (Year C), January 9, 2022 St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Madison, CT. "All the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John,...

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lamentation

lamentation - Rachel weeps for children who are no more Do you have a haiku for this moment? #innocents #weeping #lamentation

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the winter meadow

the winter meadow - stands stiffly in tweed coats and golden breeches Do you have a haiku for this moment? #winter #meadow #tweed

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cold season samba

cold season samba - swirly leaves swish and sway to the meadow-beat Do you have a haiku for this moment? #samba #sway #meadow

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solidago

solidago - frosty gold that glints with seasonal glory Do you have a haiku for this moment? #solidago #gold #glory

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simple phragmites

simple phragmites - to bow and to bend they shan't be ashamed Do you have a haiku for this moment? #phragmites #simplegifts #bow

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winter reed-hurdle

winter reed-hurdle - keeps wanderers from mucking in the tidal pools Do you have a haiku for this moment? #wander #muck #tidepools

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Advent Word- Promise

next year's growth held in trust by this year's plants - promise Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #promise

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Advent Word- Soul

soul- the color that shines forth when hard frost comes Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #soul

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Advent Word- Path

though worn by passage each sees the way with new eyes- path Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #path

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Advent Word- Justice

justice - can we imagine healing for wounds that run deep? Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #justice

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Advent Word- Fulfill

spirit gathers then healing spills over cheeks - fulfill Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #fulfill

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Advent Word- Heart

where spirit flows like rivers, grows like trees - heart Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #heart

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Advent Word- Praise

praise - what happens when we grow in god's time and place Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #praise

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Advent Word- Messenger

the one who tells us things that will transform us - messenger Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #messenger

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Advent Word- Offering

offering - when we gift the things that bring joy to our heart Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #offering painting by @thecurlyhairedpainter

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Advent Word- Compassion

not there to stop tears but sit with as they gather - compassion Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #compassion

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Advent Word- Share

to have a moment that someone helped us to find - share Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #share

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Advent Word- Exult

exault - when snowdrops break through the icy spots Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #exult

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Advent Word- Stir

when buds swell and break out of their hard shells - stir Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #stir

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Advent Word- Gladness

gladness - when witch hazel breaks out in the winter gloom Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #gladness

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