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The Less-Traveled Road

This past weekend I officiated a wonderful couple’s wedding in Canby, Oregon.   I had the opportunity to explore the countryside after my phone map guide diverted me from the route most take. 262 more words

First Fifteen

Random ( hopefully inspired ) Thought

Deuteronomy 18. “But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in My name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die. 121 more words


Deuteronomy – “…loving…obeying…”

Deuteronomy is the first book in the Bible to mention God’s love, speaking of it from beginning (4:37) to end (33:3).  With His love comes commands.  166 more words


Deuteronomy: Moses' Greatest Hits

Deuteronomy reads like a greatest hits version of Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers combined. If I made The Bible into a TV show, the Deuteronomy episode would have Moses on his deathbed, recalling his life’s adventures in a budget-friendly clip show format. 450 more words


Devarim & Shelach-Lekha: A Giant Detour

The first time the Israelites reach the border of Canaan, they refuse to cross because they are afraid of giants. The second time, they delay crossing the border because of a giant. 1,251 more words

Torah Portion

Little Steps: Spring Cleaning?

It’s quite sad, really. How things in these garbage bags can mean the world to someone…

Today, I cleaned out my closet. It’s a little late for spring cleaning, but I could always use a chance to clean out my closet. 281 more words