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The Miracle of Miracles

December 18, 2012 This past week was a week of miracles for me. A week of grace and love and definitely divine intervention. It was a week where God showed up time and time again, and for that I give tremendous thanks.  I know I have mentioned my Dad before during my time up here …

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Life Lessons from the Game of Dodge Ball

September 10, 2012 When Spirit gave me the title to this sermon, I must admit I was a bit surprised. “Life Lessons from the Game of dodge ball” … dodge ball? Really? The last time I played that game was probably in elementary school and it was never one of my favorite games. In fact, …

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Hiring an Officiant

May 29, 2012 Q: We are getting married! Who can assist us in performing our “I Do’s”? A: Rev. Bonnie is uniquely qualified to assist both same sex and opposite sex couples in creating and officiating their special day! She has performed dozens of weddings since same sex marriage became legal in Washington DC—in fact, …

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FAQ on Selecting an Officiant

May 21, 2011 Q: We are getting married! Who can assist us in performing our “I Do’s”? A: Rev. Bonnie is uniquely qualified to assist both same sex and opposite sex couples in creating and officiating their special day! She has performed dozens of weddings since same sex marriage became legal in Washington DC—in fact, …

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Experiencing the Holy Instant

September 1, 2010 It has been a busy spring and summer for me. I have had the privilege of officiating at many weddings of same sex couples since it became legal in DC. I have stood in the presence of couples who have been together from nine months to 38 years. Couples who are from …

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Putting Spring In Our Step

April 26, 2010 Like a lot of you, when the calendar page turned to March I breathed a deep sigh of relief. I was really over all of the snow we had this winter. Sure, there were times when its beauty and peace were very inspiring. There were moments when I felt like I was …

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Let Your Light Shine

December 22, 2009 As the days move from summer to fall to winter, I will admit that I go into some mourning for the longer hours of sunlight, not to mention the warmer temperatures. Darkness at 4:30 in the afternoon is rough for me. And yet, to every season there is a reason. And the …

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Whatcha See is Whatcha Get

October 7, 2009 It’s great to be back home. As many of you know I spent the summer in CT working on a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at a hospital there. I missed a lot of what I like about living in this area—the diversity, the arts, the food options, the people. Of course …

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Finding God Between a Rock and a Hard Place

April 28, 2009 The title of today’s sermon came to me about two weeks ago. One of those out of the blue moments where I clearly heard the words and knew that this is what Spirit wanted me to talk about. Yet when it came to actually write the sermon, I sat at my computer …

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Spiritual GPS for Relationships

February 10, 2009 Hearts and flowers. Cupids and arrows. Chocolates and diamonds. Why, it must be February with Valentine’s Day approaching. It doesn’t take long, does it, for Christmas and holiday decorations to be replaced with the familiar red packaging associated with February 14? And, for many of us, it is a time to reflect …