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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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Eggs over easily

I was co-officiating at Evening Prayer this past weekend at a spiritual retreat – a retreat where all the attendees were long time lay and ordained ministers of God’s church. I hadn’t done Morning or Evening Prayer in community regularly … Continue reading

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Wake up calls from Jesus

Matthew 26:41Stay awake and pray that you may not come into the time of trial;* the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.’ I think this admonition from a grieving Jesus to his friends who fell asleep while he … Continue reading

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Bearing with one another in love

I spent yesterday afternoon with a friend who had been referred that morning by his physician to Hospice.  Treatment is no longer an option for his condition.  It was now time to make him comfortable – treat the symptoms of … Continue reading

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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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Praying forward my way forward

I greeted this new day with resolutions on my mind having preached yesterday about the coming Feast of the Epiphany and how we might take some time in these last days of Christmas to get in touch with how we stay in … Continue reading

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Head in the clouds, hearing with my heart

  Matthew 17:5 While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud a voice said, “This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him!” 6 When the disciples heard this, … Continue reading

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Trials, Paths, God’s plans and delight in being where I am to be

Psalm 16: 1 Protect me, O God, for I take refuge in you; * I have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord, my good above all other.” 2 All my delight is upon the godly that are in … Continue reading

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Walk the walk by faith…by His POWER

1 Corinthians 4: 20For the kingdom of God depends not on talk but on power. Power is an interesting concept[1].  There is economic power, political power, positional power, military power, legal power, sexual power, parental power, and Spiritual power. The … Continue reading

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Remove your sandals

Joshua 5:14…And Joshua fell on his face to the earth and worshipped, and he said to him, ‘What do you command your servant, my lord?’ 15The commander of the army of the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Remove the sandals from your feet, for … Continue reading

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