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Memorize & Meditate

This Monday morning, it looks like spring is here to stay in my neck of the woods. The sun is out, the wind is calm, and it’s a balmy 50° F. 121 more words

Day 45 - 1 Thessalonians: Suffering, Serving and Seeking

So you received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you. In this way, you imitated both us and the Lord. 

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Whispers in our Joy. Shouts in our pain.

Lately I was constantly mind-boggling with something that I might never could achieve or finish. To be frank it’s never easy to be relentless in pursuing something that you want, while keeping everything in check. 297 more words

Was Paul an Apostle?

A number of years ago I was sitting curiously in a Unitarian Universalist church listening to, then Bishop, John Shelby Spong “rescue” the Bible by proffering that we read it in a speculative, post-modern way. 444 more words


Day 44 - Colossians: Christ-Centred Communities

We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you[

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Colossians 3:12-14

12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. 249 more words


Peace in the midst of injustice

If it is possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.

Romans 12:18

Such a simple statement, and yet so profound. You’d think everyone would want to live peaceably.

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