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What is the best gift I can give?

Thank you! I’ll get back to this in a bit.   For the past three months – mid February through mid May – I’ve been given the gift of time away. I didn’t “earn” it; it was a gift from … Continue reading

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All the Good Giving

I’ve been praying and wondering quite a lot and preaching a little bit in and about this passage from the first chapter of the Letter of James: “Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above…”   … Continue reading

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Blessed be the tie that binds…

Blessed be the tie that binds…our hearts in Christian love….  It’s a hymn that many of us can sing by heart (at least the first verse), and often – when a congregation sings it together – there are more than … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

I write to you this morning, dear brothers and sisters, near the end of a week that has been more horizontal than vertical for me.  Thank you for graciously receiving words only slightly changed from some years ago when I … Continue reading

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