Author Archives: the Rev'd Dr SG Rindahl

Coffee is the Best Reward?

I was recently travelling and stayed in a hotel.  My typical routine in a hotel is to get up early, get a cup of coffee, and have my time of morning prayer.  On this, my most recent hotel stay, the … Continue reading

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Pie de la Cruz

Pie de la Cruz – no, not an exotic dessert –

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Old and Grey

In case you have not already heard – retirement can be a real shock to your system.  There is a lot that goes into that reality.  Probably most important among the factors is that we, as a society, tend to … Continue reading

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Facing the Wind

Most people who are facing as strong of a headwind as the man of this statue would turn around, quit, go inside and wait, or do just about anything but keep walking into the wind.  Not having to face the … Continue reading

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Pocket Change

Pimps and pushers, priests and preachers, saints and sinners – all closer than you

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I Want a Better Prayer Life

I want a better prayer life.  The first response to such a statement (at least among people of faith) is frequently, “Don’t we all.”  This desire for better prayer lives is

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Break Bread with a Stranger

Will you break bread with somebody different than you? Eating is a major part of life.  This is not about the food itself.  It does not matter if it is a simple meal from a fast food place or dining … Continue reading

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Do You Have Rules Or Do You Have Faith

This post was originally a Facebook post a few weeks.  Upon encouragement from a reader, I have decided to move it here for a wider readership. I have recently been reviewing a few cases of “Christian” failures

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Every Day there is $hi+ on the Road

I recently had an opportunity to travel the Camino de Santiago de Compostela (or at least a portion of it) in Spain.  It was a truly wonderful experience physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  I learned about myself, my faith, and other … Continue reading

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Will You Drink of the Excellent Wine?

For years and years, I have heard the story of the Wedding Feast at Cana. It is the story of Jesus’ first miracle – turning water into wine. The story is great and you can find the full story here. … Continue reading

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