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The Old Gardener

 It was the old man’s favorite time of day, the cool of evening, when the light of the setting sun gave everything a glow of ambient pinkish gold. It was also the time of day when he went to water … Continue reading

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Mama Bear Prayers

My pastor last Sunday gave an excellent sermon on the parable of the Persistent Widow (check it out, here) which goes like this:  “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. … Continue reading

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Lost and Found … and Lost Again.

It all started with a wedding ring. Twelve years ago my husband and my newborn baby went on vacation with family in California. We were privileged enough to be able to stay with them at a beautiful lake side cabin somewhere … Continue reading

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Faith

Faith is a lot like a muscle.  And like a muscle, strengthening it takes time, effort and showing up.  It’s a discipline to strengthen in the sense that you can’t measure it by feelings or what you are seeing or … Continue reading

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Seeking the Presence of God: Hindmilk

I’ve been asked recently to talk about the way I approach prayer.  Not the philosophy or theology behind it, but just the mechanics.  How do you pray? It was a surprisingly refreshing and yet difficult question to try to answer. … Continue reading

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Ripping Through the Roof

Ripping Through the Roof Last Sunday, my pastor was able to solidify something that had been slowly bubbling up from the shallow sludge of my mind for the past couple of weeks. He taught on Luke 5:17-26 – Jesus Heals … Continue reading

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A prayer for 2014

  A prayer for 2014 Father in Heaven, we know that you are a God of Mercy and Grace, that you are Compassionate and Good.  You forgive us of our sins, cleansing us from them and holding thousands of generations … Continue reading

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