Category Archives: Whispers

HEAR what the Spirit is saying to God’s people…

Well fed, lean soul

Been awhile once again since reflecting on God’s word with y’all. After my own private devotion time this morning, I started to get right to things when after receiving a text message from a friend about the challenges of parenting … Continue reading

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Just a thought

Psalm 107 33 The Lord changed rivers into deserts, *and water-springs into thirsty ground, 34 A fruitful land into salt flats, *because of the wickedness of those who dwell there. 35 He changed deserts into pools of water *and dry … Continue reading

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“Selfie” Prayers behind me

So this morning’s Psalm got me started – and not in a welcome way. As I turned to my scriptural journal to record some thoughts prompted by the psalmist’s cry to cry no more, I was greeted by a reflection … Continue reading

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What’s in a (nick) name?

I gave a lot of thought to the naming of my children. I considered things like tradition, family customs, uniqueness, two syllables at most – I was big on that one – didn’t want others nicknaming them.  I had grown … Continue reading

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Church, Church. You are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Come. Sit at my feet.

Today’s Sermon July 21, 2019 Amos 8:1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1:15-28 Luke 10:38-42 As Jesus and his disciples went on their way, Jesus entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a … Continue reading

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Go and Do Likewise

Today’s Sermon Proper 10 C Amos 7:7-17 Psalm 82 Colossians 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37 Luke 10:25-37 Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What … Continue reading

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Be joyful in the Lord, all you…

Psalm 100 Jubilate Deo 1 Be joyful in the Lord, all you lands; * serve the Lord with gladness and come before his presence with a song. 2 Know this: The Lord himself is God; * he himself has made us, … Continue reading

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O Lord, my God, my Savior, by day and night I cry to you.

Psalm 88: 1 O Lord, my God, my Savior, * by day and night I cry to you. 2 Let my prayer enter into your presence; * incline your ear to my lamentation. 3 For I am full of trouble; … Continue reading

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The Ascension of Jesus is Day 1 of Thy Kingdom Come

Today is the feast of The Ascension – the occasion on which the risen Christ is taken into heaven after appearing to his followers for forty days (Acts 1:1-11, Mk 16:19). The Ascension marks the conclusion of Jesus’ post-resurrection appearances. … Continue reading

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Wondering and Wandering: Finding my way back to this space

Before getting to today’s readings I spent the morning responding to emails, composing cover letters to congregations where my name has been submitted for consideration, made some follow-up phone calls to my insurance company, then selected from my online newspapers … Continue reading

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