Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Grace of the Moment- A Poem

We never know what might arise In the grace of the moment What serendipity may await us in the unseen future What doors will open and which ones will close What paths lie ahead and who will journey with us … Continue reading

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Adrift- A Poem

Cut loose from the moorings we drift into the vast unknown Moving with the unseen current we feel we are exploring a new path No bonds to hold us to the past, no ties to the relationships that made us … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 12: The Disillusioned Prophet and the God who Listens

Jeremiah’s Petition   Jeremiah 12  You will be in the right, O LORD,when I lay charges against you;  but let me put my case to you. Why does the way of the guilty prosper? Why do all who are treacherous thrive? … Continue reading

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Images for St. Michael and All Angels Sunday

Since I have begun my new position at Rejoice Lutheran Church in Frisco, Texas and they are using the Revised Common Lectionary I am going to begin posting public domain Christian art I find for the upcoming week (some of … Continue reading

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The Need to Remember Rightly

On a day when there will be a number of calls to ‘Never Forget’ I want to add a caution that we need to be willing to remember rightly. The destruction and violence of September 11, 2001 cost the 19 … Continue reading

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Words and Will

There are no magic words, no secret sounds that bend the world And yet words have power in the hearers mind They can create and destroy, build up or tear down Yet the speaker can only have an imagined result … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 11: From Blessing to Curse

Jeremiah 11: 1-8: Recalling the People’s Vocation The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD: 2 Hear the words of this covenant, and speak to the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. 3 You shall say to … Continue reading

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