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Pardon

Each morning, as I brush my teeth, I read the Prayer attributed to St. Francis of Assisi – “Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace.” Reading this through slowly each day has positively affected my life, as well as helping … Continue reading

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What would your ONE THING be?

“What would happen if we “new” pastors were able to go into our “new” appointments filled with all the love and growth that has occurred throughout our previous appointments along the journey, and concentrate on ONE THING with the love and … Continue reading

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Cleansing the Temple in Peace

Yesterday during worship, I talked about HOW Jesus came into Jerusalem from Matthew 21. Here is the passage: Matthew 21: 1-17 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, … Continue reading

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Faith and a Bug’s Life

This morning some type of flying bug caught my attention. I watched it for over twenty minutes. I noticed it because it was flying around and around in circles. Occasionally it would come closer to me or fly over to … Continue reading

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Let it Shine!

Today the sun is out full force at my Oregon home. Yes, we do get sunshine from time to time. I love to be out on days like this, absorbing the rays. Even if it is cold out, I find … Continue reading

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Today I heard an apple fall….

This morning, as I was close to finishing up my 2 mile walk, I heard an apple fall from a tree. I truly cannot say that I’ve ever really “heard” that. I’ve seen it. In the seeing, I must have … Continue reading

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The Well-Played Life by Leonard Sweet (Book Review)

Book Review “The Well-Played Life: Why Pleasing God Doesn’t Have to be Such Hard Work” by Leonard Sweet. I clearly remember the day after I had decided to follow Jesus. My mom said no one could erase the smile on … Continue reading

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