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LENT 2018 - Tuesday, March 13

Posted by Stephanie Bentley on

1 Corinthians 10:31. So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. In this Lenten season, it is important for me to reflect on the role of and reprioritize God in my life. This passage from 1 Corinthians reminds me to devote every action to the glory...

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LENT 2018 - Monday, March 12

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Psalm 32:12. Be glad, you righteous, and rejoice in the Lord; shout for joy, all who are true of heart. When Father Lex taught the psalms in Adult Form, I noted in the margin of Psalm 32, “refuge/folded into God,” a descriptive phrase he used. Verse 12, written in the...

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LENT 2018 - Sunday, March 11

Posted by Jim and Rachel Clifton on

Psalm 90:1. Lord, you have been our refuge from one generation to another. Upon the first reading of this passage, the thought that immediately came to mind was that of the generations who have gone on before us as a refuge in love, support, sacrifice and faith. We found ourselves quietly...

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LENT 2018 - Saturday, March 10

Posted by Tia Mikols on

1 Corinthians 9:22. I have become all things to all people, that I might by all means save some. We’ve just recently come through our Capital Campaign where we talk a lot about sacrificial giving. Let’s switch gears for a moment and think about sacrificial caring. With the speed...

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LENT 2018 - Friday, March 9

Posted by Leslie and Peter Camp on

Mark 6:31. He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest awhile.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure to even eat. “Moooooom!” “Honey, have you fed the cat?” “Who let the dog out?” “In...

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LENT 2018 - Thursday, March 8

Posted by Elizabeth Zobel on

Psalm 119:97. Oh, how I love your law! All the day long it is in my mind. My father-in-law declared, when it was clear I would NOT convert before marrying his son, “I don’t blame you. Judaism is really hard because of the Torah’s 613 commandments (of which 10 are really...

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Lent 2018 - Wednesday, March 7

Posted by Judy Katri on

Mark 6:7-8. He called the twelve and began to send them out two by two, and give them authority over the unclean spirits. He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts. Recently my husband and I were asked to join the steering...

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LENT 2018 - Tuesday, March 6

Posted by Yvonne Lamey on

Psalm 79:8. Remember not our past sins; let your compassion be swift to meet us; for we have been brought very low. Are we human? Do we live on God’s earth in community with others of our kind? If so, I’m willing to wager that we have all experienced forgiveness and compassion...

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LENT 2018 - Monday, March 5

Posted by Ashley Boaeuf on

Exodus 3:11. But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharoah, and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?” There is something wildly comforting about being a part of a tradition built on a steady stream of prophets who stand before God and say the only thing one could...

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LENT 2018 - Sunday, March 4

Posted by Richard Rogers on

John 4:11. The woman said to [Jesus], “Sir, you have no bucket and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water?” Jesus was traveling with his disciples from Judea where his disciples had been baptizing, unsettling the Pharisees, to Galilee through Samaria, whose people...

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