Monthly Archives: October 2013

Jeremiah 15-Ready to Walk Away

Jeremiah 15 Anger and Regret Then the LORD said to me: Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my heart would not turn towards this people. Send them out of my sight, and let them go! 2And when they … Continue reading

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Images for All Saints Sunday, 2013

  This is the closest I found where (even though it is not truly on a plain) Jesus is looking up at his disciples For broader context it is also followed by the Parable of the Mote and the Beam … Continue reading

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Silence

When the words don’t come And the rhymes don’t rhyme And silence creeps into the soul Though the absence of words feels like an unwanted guest And the loneliness like a creeping malady Perhaps, the silence itself is a healing … Continue reading

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Images for Reformation Sunday

There are a number of different you can go for Reformation Sunday. These are some I am using:              

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Jeremiah 14: The Broken Covenant and the Death of the Land

Jeremiah 14 The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought:  2 Judah mourns and her gates languish; they lie in gloom on the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem goes up. 3 Her nobles send their servants for water; they come … Continue reading

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Wallflower

The solitary one in the midst of the commotion The silence in surrounded by a world of speech The unseen actions in the background that go unnoticed The person who is out of reach The stranger in the midst of … Continue reading

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Drawn Back In

A reminder of the past A picture, a day, a memory And I’m drawn back in Into the past that is gone Remembering not what I have But what I’ve lost And for a time I’m stuck Until I’m able … Continue reading

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The Exceptional Child

Set apart and lifted up Placed upon a pedestal An example for the world to see Expected to excel in every endeavor The beloved one, the exceptional child Living out the dreams of so many others And weeping when no … Continue reading

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Return to Naïveté

Sometimes I wish I could go back To the times before Pandora opened her box Or before I tasted the fruit of the knowledge of good and evil To the points where I knew nothing and trusted everything Before trust … Continue reading

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Wrestling with God

The world is broken, all around, as far as I can see I see the hurt, the wounds, the scars, the hungry mouths to feed And so I stand or bend the knee and seek and knock in prayer Yet … Continue reading

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