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Home Away From Home

It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything. It’s not for lack of inspiration – having a baby triggers an array of thoughts and emotions – but I’m just not at the point where I can articulate them yet. 1,088 more words

On Family

There's Healing in Submission

There is a place in our Christin walk where we all must make a decision to surrender our will over to the will of God. Submission is not a bad thing, in fact, submission is an opportunity to receive power, protection, elevation, and silencing foolishness. 41 more words


Guest Blog by Mona Hodgson

I first met Mona at Mt. Hermon’s Writing Conference in 2010 when I attended her class on writing children’s books. Her dynamic teaching style allowed me to learn so much in just a few short days. 580 more words


The lure of the eternal


Psalm 133

1How very good and pleasant it is
when kindred live together in unity!
2It is like the precious oil on the head,
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Lifeless Idols, or the Living God?

“Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that the Son of Man is?’ And they said, ‘Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’ He said to them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’ Simon Peter replied, ‘You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.’ And Jesus answered him, ‘Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! 2,143 more words

Israeli Food

The Sea to Mountain Drive /Can you say "Close to the Border"...

Saturday began with a stop just north of Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee where Jesus met with His disciples on the shore after His resurrection. 1,044 more words

Lectionary Sermon for February 15, 2015, Transfiguration Sunday, Year B on Mark 9: 2-9

I have met a number of preachers who try to avoid preaching on this particular passage with its story of the Transfiguration. In a scientific age, we find awkward stories of visions of the old Testament figures of Moses and Elijah on a mountain top together with Jesus reportedly changed in appearance so that his cloak shone with a dazzling white gleam,(Mark uses the word… 2,171 more words