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Genesis 1:3-4  – Then God Said Let There Be Light

Genesis 1:3-4 – Then God Said Let There Be Light

Genesis 1:3-4  - Then God Said Let There Be LightGenesis 1:3-4 - Then God said let there be light, and there was light. And God saw that the light was good; and God separated the light from the darkness. MeditationIt was early on the third morning of our canoe camp....

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Father Send Us Your Spirit

Father Send Us Your Spirit

Father Send Us Your SpiritLord of our FathersSend your rain.Gentle, soft, nurturing. Send your wind.Calm, sweet, light. Send your sun.Bright, warm, happy. We need you, Lord.Always in goodand bad times. Our hard winds,Floods, fires,Disease, death remind us of...

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Advent Reflections

Advent Reflections

Advent ReflectionsBeginnings are always an ideal time to look both to the past and to the future.  It requires little effort to look back over this past year to know the hard times this nation has faced. The pandemic has affected us all in so many ways but it is no...

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3rd Advent Sunday – The Child is Born Again

3rd Advent Sunday – The Child is Born Again

3rd Advent Sunday - The Child is Born AgainEach year The Child is born again. Each year some new heart finally hears finally sees, finally knows love. And in Heaven there is great rejoicing!! There is a festival of stars! There is celebration among the angels! For in...

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Love Notes: Reflections from the Heart

Love Notes: Reflections from the Heart

Love Notes:  Reflections from the HeartPsalm 105: 1-3 There must have been a mistake. Because when I opened the bag that contained my crispy taco supreme to--go from Taco Bell, there were two individually wrapped freshly baked chocolate chip cookies sitting on top of...

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2nd Advent —In Search of our Kneeling Places by Ann Weems

2nd Advent —In Search of our Kneeling Places by Ann Weems

In Search of our Kneeling Places by Ann WeemsIn each heart lies a Bethlehem, an inn where we ultimately answer whether there is room or not. When we are Bethlehem bound we experience our own advent in His. When we are Bethlehem bound we can no longer look the other...

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Do You Remember the Grinch?

Do You Remember the Grinch?

Do You Remember The Grinch?In Dr. Seuss’ book of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” the Grinch comes to the realization that Nothing can stop Christmas from coming. After he steals all of the presents from the people of Whoville he hears them singing while he is 10,000...

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White Reflections

White Reflections

White ReflectionsAs we draw near to the end of November, the air has grown crisp, the days shorter; the growing darkness causes us to cherish the sun in those moments when it is at its brightest. In the Christian year, this Sunday, the reign of Christ Sunday, is the...

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Thanksgiving ‘Til Christmas

Thanksgiving 'Til ChristmasAlmost Thanksgiving! 6 weeks “til Christmas! Tired already .Too much to do. Cooking Baking Shopping Wrapping Decorating Cleaning. Repeat .Repeat Tired alreadyToo much to do. Turkey, dressing Cranberries Beans Jello salad Pumpkin pie. Eat too...

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