Monthly Archives: May 2014

Images for the Seventh Sunday of Easter 2014

Acts 1: 15-17; 21-26         The Choosing of Matthias as an Apostle Psalm 1                                   Happy are those who do not Follow … Continue reading

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Magnificent Desolation

The strongest man in the world is not the one who always towers over his challengers Boasting the undefeated record, whose has never met a challenge that he didn’t overcome Or the woman who manages to look perfect, act perfect … Continue reading

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Images for the Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 17: 22-31 Paul at the Areopagus Psalm 66: 8-20 Blessed be God, because he has not rejected my prayer or removed his steadfast love 1 Peter 3: 13-22 Suffering, making a defense of the hope in you and baptism … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 35: The Example of the Rechabites

Jeremiah 35: 1-11: If You Offer a Rechabite a Drink  The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD in the days of King Jehoiakim son of Josiah of Judah: 2 Go to the house of the Rechabites, and speak … Continue reading

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The Unforced Rhythms of Grace

It is not the unreachable bar of perfection that we strive to attain day after day The unending race to outpace our neighbors, our competitors or ourselves It is not the daily grind of constantly trying to achieve and be … Continue reading

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Images for the Fifth Sunday of Easter 2014

Readings: Acts 7: 55-60; Psalm 31: 1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2: 2-10 and John 14: 1-14 The reading from Acts is the stoning of St. Stephen which there are a number of images for, here are a couple: For the … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 34: A Broken Covenant

Jeremiah 34: 1-7: A Final Chance for Zedekiah? The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, when King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon and all his army and all the kingdoms of the earth and all the peoples under his dominion … Continue reading

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The Pathos of the Pen

To be a poet doesn’t mean to wallow in misery or to live a cursed life To never know love or joy or hope, but rather it is to acknowledge and see Those parts of our lives that give meaning … Continue reading

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Beautiful

I don’t know how to quantify what makes a person beautiful Perhaps it truly does rest in the eye of the beholder Perhaps it is only found in that moment when we see The times when we open ourselves to … Continue reading

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Only A Dream- A Poem

It was only a dream, a shadow of some nocturnal set of neurological signals That painted a vivid picture in my mind’s eye and broke its way into my reality An unexpected encounter with a person from the past, a … Continue reading

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