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7th Sunday after Pentecost

Prayer of the Day

Beloved and sovereign God, through the death and resurrection of your Son you bring us into your kingdom of justice and mercy. 358 more words

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Let Those Who Have Ears

Sometimes I think God must be poking me.  On Sunday I declared Jesus’ words at the end of the Gospel reading (Matt. 13) “Let Those Who Have Ears Listen!”  On Wednesday, I have a raging ear infection and cannot hear out of my left ear.   629 more words

6th Sunday after Pentecost

Prayer of the Day

Faithful God, most merciful judge, you care for your children with firmness and compassion. By your Spirit nurture us who live in your kingdom, that we may be rooted in the way of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.  386 more words

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Genesis 28: 10-19

Collect: “Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, you know our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in asking: Have compassion on our weakness, and mercifully give us those things which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask; through the worthiness of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. 632 more words

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5th Sunday of Pentecost

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, we thank you for planting in us the seed of your word. By your Holy Spirit help us to receive it with joy, live according to it, and grow in faith and hope and love, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.  626 more words

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How does your garden grow?

Betsy, Betsy Quite Contrary, how does your garden grow? Sing song with me:  “Insert your name)  (Insert your name) Quite Contrary, how does your garden grow?” Ask me in June, and it flourishes with hope and imagination and it is a veritable garden of Eden, neatly planted all in a row. 2,202 more words

4th Sunday of Pentecost

Prayer of the Day

You are great, O God, and greatly to be praised. You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you. 351 more words

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