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Getting God’s Message Across

Even if you aren’t a Christian, you probably have heard of the hymn with the lyrics “They will know we are Christians by our love ….” It’s a hymn that’s ingrained in my psyche–I probably learned it in Sunday School … Continue reading

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Where Is A Burning Bush Calling You To Turn Aside

A few weeks ago our Old Testament reading told the story of Moses and the Burning Bush. It’s one of those stories I think I know so well, but am still able to find new meaning–and hear a new message–when … Continue reading

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Leaving Room For God’s Mercy

Tomorrow is September 11, a date that stills makes me stop in my tracks, ~remember~, and grieve for those who lost their lives, their loved ones, and their livelihoods. A beam from the World Trade Center, installed as a memorial … Continue reading

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Fighting Off Hopelessness

Lately I have not made going to church as much of a priority as I should. Although I’ve made it to church about once a month, I’ve skipped church to get an early start on a long bike ride or when … Continue reading

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Observing Ash Wednesday Without Judgment

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent, which is a 40-day period of repentance and reflection that many Christians observe before Easter. (source) My faith practice focuses on God’s love and grace more than our sin and … Continue reading

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