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And so it begins….

uh, and so it BEGAN.  The first Sunday of Advent jumped us when we weren’t quite finished munching our Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s now the first Wednesday of Advent, there’s a carol service at church tonight, and Christmas is only 25 … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday …

Passion Sunday’s liturgical readings begin with Palm waving & then take us through the whole account of Christ’s passion found in the Gospel of Luke, chapters 22 and 23. As we contemplate the ultimate sacrifice Jesus made for us, here … Continue reading

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Standing in the Middle

As we continue through Holy Week our minds and hearts move to Jerusalem, the scene of Christ’s passion during a turbulent time in Jewish history.  Yet, turbulent times continue in modern day Jerusalem… Lisa Loden is one of the most … Continue reading

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…passionate poetry…

We begin Passion Sunday waving palms of adoration and end with Jesus Christ on the Cross – the ultimate sacrifice.  G.K. Chesterton once wrote, “the Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and … Continue reading

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Risking Birth (on Earth?)

Here’s something to ponder today from a favorite author… This is no time for a child to be born, With the earth betrayed by war & hate And a comet slashing the sky to warn That time runs out & … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday: SACRIFICE, an ideal? (for real!)

Today we spent quite a long time listening to the Scriptures – from the triumphant palm waving entry of Jesus into Jerusalem at the beginning of the service to the whole Passion account (Luke’s version) :  the Last Supper, the … Continue reading

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..prayerful poetry from AMY CARMICHAEL…

Amy Carmichael devoted her life to missions in India & along the way stood up for injustices she encountered by Doing Something About them – namely, starting orphanages for girls & boys who were rescued from forced prostitution. (click here … Continue reading

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