Author Archives: Hedy Collver


Exodus 1:8-14 (New Living Translation) Eventually, a new king came to power in Egypt who knew nothing about Joseph or what he had done. He said to his people, “Look, the people of Israel now outnumber us and are stronger … Continue reading

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A haiku for today, when I could not find a place to stash my office keys… Suits are requisite. And, yet, I am a woman. I have no pockets. #clergygirl #pocketsforall In the name of all that is holy… PLEASE … Continue reading

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The Rock

My name is Simōn Petros… the “Rock.” No, not your modern Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. (Although I am a fan.) No. I’m the original Rock. That’s me: disciple of Jesus, Simōn Petros. Simon Peter. But that wasn’t always my name. … Continue reading

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Salsa Recipe. (Really!)

Now… for something COMPLETELY different. [Sorry, but nothing remotely theological here.] It’s been a heck of a week, so my husband Chuck and I took the evening off to relax. Over the past year, we’ve been experimenting with improving our … Continue reading

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Fear, Forgetfulness, & Faith

As Jesus continued on toward Jerusalem, he reached the border between Galilee and Samaria. As he entered a village there, ten men with leprosy stood at a distance, crying out, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” He looked at them … Continue reading

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Strengthened by Diversity

Revelation 7:9-12 (New Living Translation) After this I saw a vast crowd, too great to count, from every nation and tribe and people and language, standing in front of the throne and before the Lamb. They were clothed in white … Continue reading

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Fisher Price Jesus

My niece Emma was born after I escaped the snowy northeast for the palm tree and stripmall-studded warmth of South Florida. But, through the miracle of the internet, I’ve been able to see her little face and hear her sweet … Continue reading

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