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When God Tells Us "No"

By Peter Wesson

Disappointment is a hard thing for us to bear.  Disappointment can be harder when it is a result of a prayer which God seems to answer with a resounding “no” instead of the hoped for “yes”.  596 more words


Preparing for the Sabbath

As I anticipate sundown, the beginning of the Sabbath, I have prepared my home. To help prepare my heart, I pray this prayer from the book,  275 more words

Christian Meditation

Standing In Awe of God's Beauty

As the nights are getting colder in NYC, I can only stay sane by reflecting insurmountably about the blazing heat I experienced last weekend in St. 150 more words


A Buzzard, A Bat And A Bumblebee

Author Unknown

If you put a buzzard in a pen six or eight feet square and entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of his ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. 251 more words

Remembrance Past And Future

Remembrance Sunday this year will be a very special occasion as we mark the one hundredth year since the beginning of what became the First World War.  376 more words


Sabbatical Learnings: Lesson One Wrecked Me

This first lesson of sabbatical completely wrecked me…

I’ve heard that the greatest theologians of our time, who ponder all the wonderful questions of theology, are often impacted most deeply of the love of God. 194 more words

Knowing God

Violence a factor in child sex trafficking

For victims of child sex trafficking, and those at greatest risk for becoming victimized by trafficking, life at home is often difficult, including many types of abuse, exposure to domestic violence, and other forms of family disorganization. 343 more words