Tag Archives: fear

Care of a child

If I were alone in a desert and feeling afraid, I would want a child to be with me. For then my fear would disappear and I would be made strong. This is what life in itself can do because … Continue reading

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Where does fearing others get us?

Security checkpoint number two was surprisingly not crowded. TSA agents were even polite, which I took to be a sign that all was running smoothly for a rainy Monday morning. Flying brings with it a familiar routine. I hand my … Continue reading

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Fear – what will I learn?

Last week I had the opportunity to travel with a delegation of members from Plymouth UCC-Des Moines to visit Ebenezer Baptist Church in Havana, Cuba for eight days. The purpose of the trip was to continue to grow and to … Continue reading

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What frightens you?

Easter 2016 by Conference Minister Rich Pleva

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Live in love – it can change your life

Two and a half weeks ago deadly explosive devices were detonated in close proximity to the finish line of the Boston Marathon.  Three people were killed and scores were injured – some very seriously. Eleven and half years ago jetliners … Continue reading

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