Side by Side

A parable well heard leads us closer to the heart of God.  In parable all are invited to dwell in the possibility of God’s Kin-dom.  With careful attention a parable offers heavenly meaning in an earthly life. Examples abound, can you see it?

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Constellation of Hope

A thoughtful poem by the theologian and civil rights leader Howard Thurman reminds us all the real work of Christmas begins now. Star light drew visitors from the east to the baby Jesus.  The light of God found within the Christ child has us fall on our knees.  Offer our

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The Mixed Emotions of Transition Time

People return to their homeland in Jerusalem after the exile to claim new life.  The time is bittersweet as what was is mixed with with the building of the new temple.  Advent time prepares us to trust in something new.

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In the Wilderness, Prepare

Advent is a gift, time set aside to recall all the ways our lives intersect with God’s good news. A new path emerges from the ruts.  Hope  and springs forth through the rocks.  God is with us in the wilderness of our lives.  

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Be The One

Gratitude bursts alive when the single one goes back to thank Jesus for new life, Cured of leprosy, cleansed and renewed.  Are we able to recognize this type of gratitude in our lives?  Gratitude and love of God has the full power to dictate how we live each day.

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Except, Accept Them

With a little mixing of the generations it becomes clear our world is changing.  Gods world changing can mean we gain insight into a fuller understanding of the “kin-dom”.

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