Monthly Archives: February 2013

Being Reminded of Who Hears Our Prayers

As I am journeying through a Lenten devotional based on the Book of Common Prayer I am finding each morning that the written prayer begins and ends with these words: O,God ______________________________, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Throw It Out?

On the small stand next to the chair that I sit in for my morning devotions there are two opened packets of Beta food. They have been there for a long time. The little fish died months ago and I … Continue reading

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I go back, from time to time, to my old Amplified Bible. Many of the verses have dates written in the margin. I also enjoy the amplifications of words, giving various possible meanings. (This can get cumbersome and repetitive if … Continue reading

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Feeding Faith and Starving Fear

As I searched for something that would give me some fresh content for Lenten devotions, I ran across a web site based on the Book of Common Prayer (St David’s Church). It had an introduction calling for readers to use … Continue reading

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The Best and the Worst of Aging

We had a 27-year-old guest at our senior adult prayer meeting today and the question was asked, “ What is the best part of growing older and what is the worst?”  Among the answers for the best were, “freedom to … Continue reading

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Pages or Chapters to Follow

(Written 02/12/2013) I write this morning in a reflective mood, as this is my 70th birthday. I have never before paid much attention to my age but this year I am strangely aware that this is the number of years … Continue reading

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Finding a Treasure

Remember the autograph books we passed around in grade school (now called elementary). One would expect to see little rhymes and affirmations of friendship. This book, discovered by a friend of mine, was special in itself being dated 1884.   … Continue reading

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