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Thursday Sabbath


It’s an old-fashioned idea: to halt the activities of normal life for a day. To rest. To cease.

In my Christian upbringing, I was taught that Sunday is the sabbath*, and it’s important to go to church on that day, but the degree to which you work or don’t work doesn’t matter as much. 629 more words

Butler, Therapist, Pastor, Friend???

As a pastor I come across and hear about a lot of problems in people’s lives and in the world. As a pastor I not only have to preach about God’s love, but also be the example of that love toward everyone. 1,295 more words



…Freely you have received; freely give (Matthew 10:8)

As a teacher, I loved two things: getting ready for my lessons and conducting the lessons. You savor every moment of preparation. 210 more words

Pentecostal Listening

Fifty days after Passover, Jews from all nations gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, also known as Pentecost. On one very special Pentecost a little over 2000 years ago, the gathering Jews witnessed a never-before-seen event. 524 more words

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When the Lord is with you

What does it mean when they say, “May the Lord be with you” as we bless one another in church or when we bid someone goodbye? 594 more words


The Garden: A place filled with God's Presence

The Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the East and there he put the man he had formed (Gen 2:8)

That evening they heard the Lord God walking in the Garden… 164 more words


The Protection and Love of a Mama Cat

by Heather Bock

My family and I will soon be adopting two kittens. We have to make it past our family camping trip, but after that, we hope to bring home two sweet fluffy babies. 959 more words

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