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Light shines through…finally

After completing today’s readings, I went to my scriptural  journal to wonder about hearing God’s Word and whether or not I hear it sometimes for other people.  Beginning with an abrupt stop at a specific word in the first psalm, … Continue reading

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God’s place held (bound?) by the Holy Spirit only

_______________________________________________________________ Lectionary Readings: AM Psalm 18:1-20; PM Psalm 18:21-50 Isa. 2:12-22; 1 Thess. 3:1-13; Luke 20:27-40 Paused at those verses listed below from today’s advent scripture readings – most of which were familiar and in isolation breathe one thought into … Continue reading

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Beyond our imagination, not His

Between the final chapter of Job and the reading from John’s Gospel, I see ever more clearly how only by losing all but our faith in Him and at the same time, His in us, do we live authentically and … Continue reading

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NOW…take stock of NOW to be able to glorify

54 Jesus therefore no longer walked about openly among the Jews, but went from there to a town called Ephraim in the region near the wilderness; and he remained there with the disciples.  John 11:45-54 The eternity of NOW and how … Continue reading

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Asking the right (write?) questions

He:  “You look like a person who gives all their heart.” She:  “It’s hard to give less, you know.” …and later, from her, ” I gave all my heart outright and I’m still waiting for Him to make Himself at … Continue reading

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Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars!

Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise him in the heights!  2 Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host!  3 Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars!  4 Praise him, … Continue reading

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1 Praise the Lord! O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever.

This is a reflection I posted last year at Thanksgiving.  I returned to this post this morning because I was awakened with a familiar first thought that led to a question.  Am I where I am supposed to be on … Continue reading

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