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Be proud of who you are

We all know that no two people are the same because if the world was like that, life would be pretty boring! Being different could mean a lot of things such as your style or your personality. 120 more words

April 3 Stir Me To Mercy

Deuteronomy 23:1-25:19;  Luke 10:13-37;  Psalm 75:1-10;  Proverbs 12:12-14

“Who is my neighbor?”

“In reply Jesus said:  A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho when he fell into the hands of robbers. 

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The Sunday Sermon; The other within

I was not going to do a Sunday Sermon this week, since Carters incredibly powerful post seemed to deserve the front page so to speak. But then I remembered how much he likes my musings on faith, people and being all we can be. 961 more words

JESUS AS A TEACHER OF WISDOM IN ANCIENT PALESTINE part 6 of 7

The ways in which Jesus personally modeled his peaceable wisdom were almost always controversial, beginning with his choice of his twelve closest followers, a motley crew for sure. 1,029 more words

THE WISDOM TRADITION

The Missional, Merciful, Worshipful Christian (part 1 of 4)

Major League Baseball pundits drool over the “five-tool player” who can run like the wind, throw like a rocket launcher, hit for average like a machine, hit for power like Superman, and catch the ball like flypaper. 789 more words

The Challenge of Compassion

I have been challenged recently by the story of The Good Samaritan. Jesus tells this story in order to explain a deeper meaning to the commandments to love our God and love our neighbor as our selves. 492 more words

time and compassion - thought for the weekend

Following on from the last blog ‘The idea of whole heartedness’,  I have included a quote from Brene Brown:

Gifts like courage, compassion and connection only work when they are exercised everyday… 187 more words