Josephine

Born and raised a good Michigander, moved to Austin on a crazy journey to seminary. Now starting a whole new journey into marriage and ordained ministry. But still (according to my husband) barely reverend.
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John 21:1-19 Years ago now, when I was serving St. Paul's in Waco I befriended a UCC pastor from the neighboring town. At the...
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When I was little we were not well off, and one of the ways my parents dealt with that was our 1/2 acre garden....
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In the beginning God spoke, and it was good. In the beginning God thundered: let there be light; and the light rushed in so blazingly bright that...
"Yo Mama's Pieta," a photo by Renee Cox, as seen in "Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People," a film by Thomas Allen Harris.
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When I was very young I went to the noon Good Friday service with my Mother, and sat in the pew listening to cries...
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John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Come away with me for a bit. Away from the noise and the crowds....
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The Rev. Josephine Robertson All Saints, Bellvue Lent 5C Readings I suspect that Rest is the single hardest Christian practice for those of us who grew...
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The Rev. Josephine Robertson Lent 4C, 3/31/2019 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 It's NOT FAIR. As a responsible older sister I cannot tell you how many times those words...
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Exodus 3:1-15 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-9 Psalm 63:1-8 I once interviewed with a church once who asked me about...
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You can get back to where you started by traveling in a straight line, over mountains, plains, oceans, and burning deserts. Eventually you...
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Deuteronomy 26:1-11 And we've arrived. Today's lessons are our reminder that Lent is not about punishment. Lent is not about proving our worth to...