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Remember….

Each year as we enter the Season of Lent, I get the privilege of experiencing Lent myself, but also seeing it through the eyes of each of the children. From the three-year old who is so enthusiastic about “giving up … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Live With Chaos

  The last week or so had been rough! Not only has Daisy turned into a major chaos maker, as she conquers the task of mobility, but our renovation project finished and I’ve been trying to put the basement back … Continue reading

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It’s Early Morning

It’s early morning here. Still dark out but everyone is up except Daisy. She woke earlier and nursed and bit me and went back to sleep. Thankfully we have a morning routine that allows the bouncy people to be bouncy … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Love

Just a few little thoughts from the preaching today: When we act are we acting to pass on the full measure of the mercy we have received? Are we obeying out of a sense of duty or out of the … Continue reading

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Heritage of Trust

A couple of weeks ago I was at my middle sister’s place and we were talking about children, and changes in our lives, and she said something about trusting God that grabbed my attention. I don’t actually remember what she … Continue reading

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Good And Pleasant

Lately I’ve been thinking about the promise that “all things work together for good to those who love God.” I’ve known that verse nearly all my life, but I’ve never really understood it. After all many, many things have happened … Continue reading

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Healing in Sacrifice?

In the sermon on Sunday our deacon (who was presiding as our priest was on vacation), mentioned that there was healing to be found in communion with one another. She gave as example a story about a prison guard asking … Continue reading

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An Absence of Charity

I really should be napping but I can’t settle my mind for sleep… This past week a conservative blog written by a woman and her daughters that I read every day or so got into a fight with a liberal … Continue reading

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Is Love Enough?

As you know I frequently link up to Anne Conder over at the Antbed during her Friday Pages in Our Heritage of Faith link-up. I’ve been pondering this idea of keeping track of the ways God has worked in our … Continue reading

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Pentecost and Thanksgiving

Yesterday was the Feast of Pentecost and this year our church had more to celebrate than usual as we not only remembered the coming of the Holy Spirit and reflected on what that meant in our lives as individuals and … Continue reading

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