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That small, quiet voice

Another of my favorite readings is the one of Elijah waiting in a cave for the Lord to pass by. He’s fleeing from a pretty bad situation, and a queen who is determined to have him killed. It has gotten … Continue reading

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Doormat or Christian?

There seems to always be this balance of power between being generous, forgiving, and “Christian” and being someone who just lets them selves be rolled over and used. The readings this weekend always bring out that discussion. “Turn the other … Continue reading

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Real Saints

Kicking off with All Saints and All Souls Day, November is a month to focus on saints, both those among us and from ages past. Most times, this is so boring. I have always hated the whitewashed stories out there. … Continue reading

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Planted

“Humbly welcome the word that has been planted in you and is able to save your souls.” (James 1:21b) This sentence really stood out to me this weekend. It made me think of where I am in my faith and … Continue reading

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Something Beautiful

I heard something the other day that really hit me. “If your soul is hungry, feed it beauty.” (Clarence Heller) How much more simple can it get? If your soul is hungry, spend some time in the presence of something … Continue reading

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Image of God

Have you ever thought about what it means when you hear that we are made in the image of God?  I read something recently that made me see that differently.  If I make a chair, and it is used as … Continue reading

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Shower

Think of the last time you were outside in the heat – whether it was working or playing.  Coming in sweaty, dirty, and hot, nothing sounds better than a nice, cool shower.  Not only do you get rid of all … Continue reading

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God Moment #4

I have a pre-teen in the house. Oh, I have a pre-teen in the house. Sweet as pie one moment, mad as all get out the next, knows everything, knows that her parents know nothing, needs a hug from these … Continue reading

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