Tag Archives: Lord

God is love, God loves you more and you are God’s favorite

Psalm 87: 1 On the holy mountain stands the city he has founded; *the Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. God. Loves. Fill in the blank. More. Over the years to ones I have … Continue reading

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Never on Sunday: Rejoice, this is the day the Lord has made!

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2Indeed, by faith* our ancestors received approval.3By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was made … Continue reading

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Be Still. Breathe. Know. Trust. Exalt.

Just yesterday in yoga I was put to thinking on a new thing.  After the 45 minutes of standing positions, we moved to the floor to do the ‘real’ yoga.  The position is called, Savasana, translated as Dead Body Pose. As we … Continue reading

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Have you had a “Rhoda” moment?

Acts12:12 As soon as he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many had gathered and were praying. 13When he knocked at the outer gate, a maid named Rhoda … Continue reading

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Getting unstuck, changing the tire and moving into the open place

If I had ever had the discipline of memorizing scripture this would be a verse from today’s Psalm 18 that I would like to have mastered. It would lie in the top tray of my scriptural tool box where I … Continue reading

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Rhyme and Reason for the Season

Headed into this second week of Advent I was disappointed to see that the New Testament readings were going to join the past week’s Old Testament readings in the prophetic theme of final judgment, the last days, doom, gloom, the … Continue reading

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Here’s talking to you, kid…dwell

At the Episcopal parish where I have been worshiping this Lenten season, the priest has been including a prayer from Thomas Merton at the conclusion of the Eucharist and before dismissing all of God’s people into the world to do … Continue reading

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Season of discontent is just a season

Job 40:7 ‘Gird up your loins like a man; I will question you, and you declare to me. 8 Will you even put me in the wrong? Will you condemn me that you may be justified? Now, granted, this is … Continue reading

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Lest we forget

The Holy Spirit lead me to a new insight this morning with the reading of Psalm 50 – a deeper understanding of the what it takes for a believer’s memory to be refreshed, renewed, and restored.  It’s a question more than a … 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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