Arrival / Nonsense

It is not just a new day, or the start of a new week, it is the dawning of a new REALITY! The normal life to which the world was accustomed is now broken. And, we are  reminded of Jesus’ promises: “Why are you looking for the living among the

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Blesses is the One Who Comes In God’s Name

On this first day of Holy Week, as we prepare to enter Jerusalem with Jesus, let us block out the typical noise, and let us reach into the text, and let us find the key that will unlock the “things that lead to peace”. We must call ourselves into Brave

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Written On Our Hearts

Can you imagine, the love of God is coded into our very soul.  A DNA in place, creating who we are, a beloved child of God.  Full reconciliation is possible as we stirp away those things that muffle the truth.

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Whom God Helps

We need to rethink our relationship to Jesus’ commandments and apply them to the way we live our lives. The teachings are there for us to orient our lives around love of God, and love of neighbors as we have love for ourselves. Following Jesus means that when we have

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Belong

She calmly tells her baby, “belong. No matter what, you belong … just as you are.” She opens the window, letting the fresh air in – letting the Holy Spirit in – ready to accompany her child, to face the world. Somehow Sunday morning is a time for breaking barriers

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Fruit of Repentance

For salvation to come to us, serious change needs to occur – a meta-adaptation, helping to resurrect the covenant with God. Repentance is no joke.  It is not as simple as saying “God I’m sorry for the things I’ve done that have taken me off course – forgive me, and

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What Must We Do

We each have our own versions of the “other” whom we implicitly disdain, whether we choose to admit it or not. Yes, we see color. Yes, we see religion. Yes, we see nationality. Yes, we see party affiliation. Yes, we see gender. We see these supposed differences and we are

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Walking Up

It is vital that we pay attention to these stories, so that we can–for ourselves!–discern who Jesus was–who Jesus was meant to be!

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Beyond Help?

Listen to Jesus’ words. Let them soak into the fabric of your being (let them become a healthy adaptation of your DNA). And then apply those teachings in the way you live your life. And you will find yourself at peace with God.

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Made To Be Broken

The challenge to us is to live into the bigger of God.  “If Sabbath is about rest, let’s put to rest that which keeps this man from being a full and beloved member of society. Let’s put to rest cruelty, hatred, prejudice, discrimination. If Jesus heal this man on this

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