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Praying Benedictions: Ephesians 6:23-24

Good God, Perfect Love, Heavenly Father, we often forget that You hold everything together; that when heaven and earth meet in a “kiss” it displays the beauty and intimacy of your kingdom; a kingdom that never ends, so tender and

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Praying Benedictions: Numbers 6: 24-26

May the Lord God who is able to grant us favor and possess for Himself “us” as a people: may we be able to say that the light of Jesus’ face is present in our lives, and that we willingly

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Lenten Reflection

I have been asking myself–What is the most basic human need? I realize, as I sit with Jesus, that our deepest desire is to feel connected, loved (and cared for), and a sense of belonging. Not to a superficial community

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The Brevity of Life

A glance not recognized Did you have the chance to change the circumstance An intake of breath Where does it bend in the living or the end A whisper ever-passing caught upon the breeze flowing through the trees then it

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Exhaustion

  Bone-crumbling, back-breaking, mind-numbing… exhaustion Thought-deterring, stomach-churning, all-encompassing… exhaustion Sleepy-eyes, stumbling-gait, cognition-subsiding… exhaustion Bed-is-calling… exhaustion

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…and the curtain was torn in two

During this Lenten season there have been two thoughts that have woven their way through most of my days.  One of them being, “the curtain of the temple was torn in two.”  The reason, I believe, it has infused itself into

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Son Cycle

Son Cycle Just as the sun sets on the earth, so too did the son of God. Could our attraction to the sunset be related at all to the crucifixion? We stand in wonder at the setting sun, unable to

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