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When I Grow Up …

Thinking of the fruit of the Spirit (love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control) and my personal need for continuing …

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‘Tis the Month Before Christmas

Tis the month before Christmas, we’re all going nuts; With so much to do, there’s no ifs, ands or buts. Buy presents, …

Joy at Christmas!

Last Christmas was my Mother’s last Christmas, but this is a story of joy and not sorrow. My Mother lived her life in the moment better than anyone I have ever known. When she was diagnosed with Stage four, lung cancer that had spread to her brain the doctors told her they needed to do surgery Continue reading 

Unity in the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:1-16)

As part of our celebration of World Communion Sunday this weekend at Burke United Methodist Church, we had as our guest preacher Pastor Medardo Serrano of the Centro de Formacion Gran Comision, a Hispanic congregation that meets in our church building. I translated for Medardo, so I wanted to share some of the points that […]

Snafooed by a Secret

I’ve been crafting up a storm lately. Well ok, mentally I have been crafting up a storm. In real life not so much, but I did go out this weekend and purchase items so that I can make my secret sister gift. Just for the record I also run marathons mentally, but sadly this has yet… read more »
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The Old Tree

What a beautiful analogy for our lives! “For you have been born again, but not to a life that will quickly end. …