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Being a Child of God

“The Robin and the Sparrow” Said the robin to the sparrow, “I should really like to know, Why these anxious human beings Rush about and worry so.” Said the sparrow to the robin, “Friend I think that it must be, That they have no Heavenly … Continue reading

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How Do You Spell Jesus?

My friend and I were engaged in a deep conversation about having the power to do, in life, what we so desperately want to do. He trusted me with an intimate letter he had written to himself, told of his … Continue reading

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Dusting off my Faith

  “If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Psalm 11:3   For me this verse has always had application to people living in another place at another time.   Until now…   Navigating this pandemic has driven … Continue reading

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We Know Each Other

I knew I would be walking on Holy Ground as I prepared a brief Memorial Service for my friend who has just learned that her daughter has taken her life. There is no such thing as routine circumstances for the … Continue reading

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Anchored in God’s Goodness

I opened a lap top I haven’t used for a while and found a sticky note below the keyboard that said, “Stay securely anchored in the goodness of God or your theology will be reduced to the level of your … Continue reading

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Forging a New Journey

I know that most of the life I have known, on a practical level, is gone. Some of it eroded away by the “or sickness” and the “or for worse” of the marriage vow.  Some of it shattered by the … Continue reading

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Packaged So it Will Not Break

After a trip to sort the possessions of my friend, who recently died, I returned home and realized I had forgotten one precious item. It is interesting to learn what becomes important when the one who is most important dies. … Continue reading

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No, Honey, There is Nothing Wrong

These words came to me from my massage therapist whom I called to tell that my muscles had a rebound effect to her work on my body. I was feeling increased pain and a general feeling that there was something … Continue reading

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Tell Me about the Red Cord

I met with an estimator today for installing new carpet in a bedroom. As I chose between carpet samples I showed him an adjacent room where the carpet had an open seam between the entrance and the main floor. (I … Continue reading

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Where is the Gate to God?

I can’t seem to follow the directions for connecting with God this morning. It’s not that I think He has moved. It’s not that I haven’t found him from this very spot many times before. It’s just that this morning … Continue reading

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