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We are what God has made us and Jesus is our way of life

Ephesians 2:10 For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life. Paul’s last line in today’s passage from his letter to the Ephesians would have … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Mark 9:2 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one* on … Continue reading

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More than a girl in country song…

Time for just fun.  Time to lighten up.  Paused here today and standing in the broad place to muse, to dance, to smile. Time to just throw out what have been more than whispers regarding the Daily Office lectionary.  I’m … Continue reading

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Truth and Witness from a Bed of Clouds

Acts 12:6 The very night before Herod was going to bring him out, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, while guards in front of the door were keeping watch over the prison. 7Suddenly an angel of the … Continue reading

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By Jesus’ light we see the forest through the trees

From the gospel reading today (John 3:1-21) 3 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; … 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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Ah, Peanuts…

 

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Does it glorify God and are you doing it NOW?

Twisted bunny trail this morning which doesn’t really end up at a final destination.  Just ends up where He has me, today.  Now. It began with the Epistle and the rub this passage surfaces that goes all the way back … Continue reading

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May there be peace in our days

The readings from Sirach end this week in this year’s cycle.  Interesting.  First, recall that Sirach (also titled, Ecclesiasticus) is not included in Protestant bibles.  No, it was excluded, along with other Old Testament books, by Luther and the Reformers … Continue reading

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Abundant life from an abundant, enormous God

I’ve been rereading J.B. Phillip’s Your God is Too Small:  A Guide for Believers and Skeptics Alike this past week.  It has been a terrific accompaniment to the lectionary readings that have revealed the immensity of our Abba Father, such … Continue reading

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