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Full stop.

Are you enjoying your Sabbath? Yes, I know it’s not Sunday (or Saturday), but sabbath simply means “rest”. God knows how much we need our rest! One day a week, a few weeks a year, and don’t forget each day. … Continue reading

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“like a tree…”

All the “rites of Spring” are slowly getting checked off the list: purse cleaned out and switched to fanny-pack style; we’ve had the first bbq of the season; I’ve been going around in bare feet quite a bit; it’s almost … Continue reading

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True, and Lovely

Man, I sure wish it would rain, so I could get some work done. NOT! If it rains, it means I have to work… who wants that! Nah, I’d rather sit here and let you see on the outside, what’s … Continue reading

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yet we may be broken

OY, this is such great stuff! I usually use that term to refer to scripture, but this poem is using scripture. In fact, the title is a quote from Malachi 3:2–“…for who can endure the day of his coming?” The … Continue reading

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Happy Second Day of Christmas!!

To continue with some more Christmas Eve memories, after the service comes the party. This is where I got all the hugs; although I did almost fall on top of an old friend at church while hugging Marg W., and … Continue reading

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“Guess I’m always sentimental ’round this time…”

Finally getting time to do the Christmas puzzles, listen to more seasonal music… maybe even fix up some more photos from Christmases past (though I should probably start some of the wrapping). You know how certain songs can totally transport … Continue reading

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To make you think slowly ;)

Hard. To be expectant with that wonderful miracle of life growing, bulging inside, And not be able to tell everyone!   So hard. Knowing the more-than-miracle that it is, Answer to a more-than-9 month expectancy for daughter Israel– for the … Continue reading

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Emmanuel!!

The omnipotent, in one instant, made himself breakable. He who had been spirit became pierceable. He who was larger than the universe became an embryo. And he who sustains the world with a word chose to be dependent upon the … Continue reading

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EPIPHANY – “Little Christmas”

Season of Light “When they saw the star, they were filled with ecstatic joy”!  That’s what it says about the Wise Men.  They “saw the light.” Have you ever had one of those kinds of “aha moments”?  If you’ve been … Continue reading

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DAY TWELVE (testing day)

Escape to Egypt How many people live their whole life out, just in the town of Nazareth?  Bethlehem was rather nice, right near the Holy City, but that wasn’t forever.  Now for a strange country, far from home.  Not really … Continue reading

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