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In Jesus’ Words: How to give and pray in secret (Matthew 6:1-8)

  It’s been an incredibly hard week.  I’m sure we’ve all had a week or two like this… It starts out normal, with the usual routines and the usual hello’s, and the promise of making plans – a party to attend, a get-together … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Salt and Light (Matthew 5:13-16)

Imagine sitting on the mountainside, perhaps a pleasant breeze is blowing and the sun shining as excitement begins to fill the air, and people are gathered around everywhere, talking with anticipation as they wait to hear what Jesus is going to say.  This is the scene as Jesus begins … Continue reading

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Me and Jesus

“For a couple of years it was just me and Jesus.  I thought we were the only two Jewish believers in the world.” That’s what my new friend Anne said to me over coffee one day while I was visiting at … Continue reading

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Marks on a paper

I had been helping my son John study for his algebra final exam all afternoon.  He had been doing fairly good, but after finishing that last grueling practice problem, he’d had enough. He got up from his chair and looked at … Continue reading

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The bakery

I love this time of year.  Autumn brings in a cornucopia of colors, enticing scents of pumpkin spice and apples, and the anticipation of good things to come.  Even the weather has an air of serenity about it.  But mostly, I love the Autumn scents.  I wandered … Continue reading

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I’m sorry I didn’t smile at you

“Come on, we’re late!” I yelled as I hurried my young son up the stairs to the doctor’s office.  Very late.  I thought I knew where the office was but I missed the turnoff and had to circle back around through the endless … Continue reading

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Ski Angel

            (photo from Jackie T., Fairplay, Colorado)   There have only been two times in my adult life that I have hit the proverbial “panic button”.  The first time was when my toddler son got lost in … Continue reading

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