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Jacob’s ladder

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I made a simple board book to retell the story of Jacob’s dream to the children in church tomorrow. The reading is from Genesis 28:10-19. If you want to make your own, please retain the author credit, feel free to … Continue reading

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It is not enough

It is not enough for him to die. It is not enough for him to offer up his pain, to offer us his wincing scars: touch my hand; my open, scored side; trace the welts and weals of the thorns … Continue reading

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Marked men

Later, they sit silent as the grave side by side,
watching a late sun set over the Jordan… Continue reading

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Well

“Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did.” John 4:29 Continue reading

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Beacon blessings 

The Collect for the First Sunday in Advent calls upon God for  the grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light. When we handed the infant child baptized last week a lit candle, … Continue reading

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The view from the top

empty light shuffling shadows fall out unseen if you never look down

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About prayer

Father, Mother, source of life, all being; your very name fills us with awe. We long to know you, ruler of all; unelected, you elect us to do your will, here, now, forever. You who nursed creation as it grew, … Continue reading

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