August 22, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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Hurt.

Someone has said terrible things, done terrible things, or undermined you in so many deceptive ways that it’s hardly imaginable. You are hurt. More than that, you are hurting. Yet, you’re the Senior Minister. Or the principal of the high … Continue reading

August 13, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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And On The Third Day.

Day Three . . . Siena Retreat Center . . . Racine, Wisconsin Early morning walk. No rain. Sunshine. Cool air. Coffee. Thinking about church, not just my congregation, but church as church, and wondering about what it means to … Continue reading

August 6, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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Praise. For. Morning.

Sky is blue. Humidity is gone. Hummingbirds are busy. Coffee tastes good. Orange juice is delicious. Walking down the street. Flowers in bloom. Touching lavender. Dogs seems happy. Phone call to a friend. Jogger says hello. Thinking thoughts of gratitude. … Continue reading

August 5, 2014
by Dr. R. Scott
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Loving. Your. Neighbor.

Ten Commandments for Loving Your Neighbor Treat people with dignity and respect. (Rich. Poor. Black. Brown. White. Gay. Straight. Christian. Muslim. Jew. Doesn’t matter. Everyone wants dignity and respect.) Listen to the feelings of other people. (Understanding what a person … Continue reading