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Merry Christmas !!

Merry Christmas to you and yours; May you experience genuine peace  … despite your circumstances … this Christmas and all through the new year as you begin to truly realize God’s amazing love shown through his son, Jesus.

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Humble Servanthood: Jesus Washing the Disciples’ Feet

After his ‘triumphal entry’ to Jerusalem seated on a donkey’s colt Jesus predicts his death. “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.  I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the … Continue reading

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For Marge and the Dealy family, with all our love.

This world is not my home.  I’m just passing through. My treasures are laid up somewhere beyond the blue. The angels beckon me from heaven’s open door And I can’t feel at home in this world anymore. Oh Lord, you … Continue reading

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The Burial of Jesus

This photo was taken from DomKirken (the Dome Church) in Copenhagen, Denmark. The following passage is taken from The Narrated Bible, a Bible arranged in chronological order. The Burial of Jesus Even in Jesus’ burial a remarkable story unfolds involving … Continue reading

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The Sanctuary of Worship

This photo was taken in old town Mazatlan, Mexico One of my favorite things to do when in other countries is to visit their churches.  They come in many sizes and shapes.  Some are rather simple and non assuming, while … Continue reading

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The Way of Suffering

Photo was taken in the Grotto, a Catholic retreat and garden near Portland, Oregon. “See, my servant will act wisely; he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted. Just as there were many who were appalled at him … Continue reading

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Keeping Watch

“STAY  HERE  AND  KEEP  WATCH  WITH  ME.” Jesus’ agony in the garden of Gethsemane “Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.”  He took … Continue reading

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Spirituality of Place

In Chasing Francis, Ion Cron  explains that a ‘pilgrimage’ is a “way of praying with your feet.”  One generally goes on a pilgrimage “if you feel there is something missing inside your soul, and the way to find it is to go … Continue reading

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Rebirth; A new creation

“Get thee behind me, Satin.” Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. (John 3: 6) Continue to work out … your own salvation with reverence and awe and trembling … for it is God who … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. … Continue reading

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