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Steadfast, relentless love

My son and I were working on a fix-it project the other day.  The interest and capability to fix things around the house, in the car, all things mechanical or things that require assembly – well, that I inherited from my … Continue reading

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Portent = Pay attention

Quite a bunny trail this morning – one that began with a word search, intersected with my present search for a sign, a wondering about God’s will distinguished from my own and landing in a place of gratitude today for simply … Continue reading

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Level ground, holy ground, His ground

I begin a new season of discipleship and ministry, today – one that moves me into an activated state and out of the contemplative one where I have taken refuge for a very long time. 12 My foot stands on … Continue reading

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Pray like Jesus!

How should we pray? the disciples had asked Jesus during their walk with him.  At that time, before his resurrection, Jesus taught them the Lord’s Prayer.  And earlier in admonishing the Pharisees for praying publicly just to be seen as … Continue reading

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Following Jesus? God’s hand upon me?

From the Old Testament (Ezekiel 37:1)reading, today: The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley… I’ve been thinking about how … Continue reading

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…the Father is in me and I am in the Father

38But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, so that you may know and understand* that the Father is in me and I am in the Father.’ (John 10) Richard Rohr,  a Franciscan … Continue reading

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The earth groans

Today’s excerpt from Paul’s letter to the Romans brought to mind a TED talk recently shared with me by my son – my son, the rancher.  He is presently employed by a fully operational and profitable “teaching” ranch (like teaching … Continue reading

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Taken by a Cloud

Taken By a Cloud I’ve been surprised at the push back I’ve heard from many people of faith about the new film, Lincoln, based in part on the Doris Kearns Goodwin book, Team of Rivals:  The Political Genius of Abraham … Continue reading

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Though I sleep…

My heart is awake. Genesis 28: 15Know that I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have … Continue reading

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Letting Go, New Land, Babylon Not

Lectionary Readings:  AM Psalm 34; PM Psalm 33 Gen. 12:1-7; Heb. 11:1-12; John 6:35-42, 48-51 I find myself in a new land, lead here by His hand but for what purpose I am yet unclear. New to me.  Foreign to me.  A road not less … Continue reading

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