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Sowing: Trust and Faith

Trust and faith are parallels to each other, and I believe they are necessary elements to living a joyful life.  We need to believe in possibilities.  We must trust that our dreams are achievable.  We have to have faith that … Continue reading

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Advent (Eternity): Dancing with the Shadows

On a warmer day than this one, I walked the dog as a butterfly followed along overhead. The sun cast a perfect, crisp shadow on the pavement, and the dog tried repeatedly to pounce on the butterfly’s shadow. Of course, … Continue reading

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Advent (Love): Sharing the Love

This morning, the youth of our congregation presented our annual holiday pageant.  This year it was a retelling of the nativity story entitled, “Would You Like to Hold the Baby?”, written by Joyce Poley. This version of the story – … Continue reading

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Advent (Joy): Twinkle Lights

Twinkle lights are the perfect metaphor for joy. Joy is not a constant. It comes to us in moments – often ordinary moments. Sometimes we miss out on the bursts of joy because we’re too busy chasing down extraordinary moments. … Continue reading

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Storehouse: What If?

Where were you on September 11, 2001? I was driving and turned on the radio to the news that the first of the twin towers had been hit. For a brief moment, it wasn’t clear that it wasn’t an accident. … Continue reading

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