Tag Archives: love

Joy? Not so much – but God does make me smile

12 You have turned my wailing into dancing; * you have put off my sack-cloth and clothed me with joy. 13 Therefore my heart sings to you without ceasing; * O Lord my God, I will give you thanks for … Continue reading

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O Lord God, I hear you calling! Away, you rolling river! Yes, far away I hear you calling

(Please click arrow to play so you can share with me the real sense of God calling us, letting us know we are prayed for in love and faithfulness) A joyful longing to see a loved one or loved place. … Continue reading

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Love you…more

Has anyone every told you they love you more? Have you ever professed the same to anyone?  I love you more. Some may even complete the expression, waxing poetic – more than the stars in the sky, more than the … Continue reading

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My space in this place

Psalm 1:1 Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked,or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; 2 but their delight is in the law of the Lord,    and on … 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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God is my co-pilot

The readings this morning had me on all sorts of bunny trails and I am glad to see that readers will dip back into Judges for the conclusion of The Song of Deborah so that I may share some of … Continue reading

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There’ll be days like this

This week’s lectionary readings begin in the Psalter with two more Davidic psalms (56, 57) which can – don’t have to – but can launch the day’s readings into the personal vs communal experience sphere.  And given that I have resided there of … Continue reading

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This is a compression posture, people!

Galatians 5:14For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, ‘You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’ These words from Paul are really so very beautiful, so encouraging.  Love one another.  Do all things in and through love.  … Continue reading

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Even the gift horse needs training…

Ephesians 4:14 We must no longer be children, tossed to and fro and blown about by every wind of doctrine, by people’s trickery, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming. 15 But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every … Continue reading

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Letting E-go…letting God

 Lk 11:21When a strong man, fully armed, guards his castle, his property is safe. 22But when one stronger than he attacks him and overpowers him, he takes away his armour in which he trusted and divides his plunder. 23Whoever is not with … Continue reading

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