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God’s gift

We do not get to choose whether or not God loves us. Whether we feel worthy or wormy, God loves us, and we cannot make it otherwise. Continue reading

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Blue Christmas 2013

There is a scene in the extended poem by W.H. Auden, For the Time Being, that has never left me since I first read it. The language is so visual I can almost see it. Transplanted into contemporary England – … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 8th: God’s Christmas Shopping List

Alright, so that’s tongue-in-cheek. God doesn’t need to buy gifts – God is the gift! Still, in today’s reading from Isaiah, God makes some promises: When the poor and needy seek water,    and there is none,    and their tongue is … Continue reading

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A gift

Shiny globes strung together to decorate a Christmas spirit; mere baubles, but I wanted them.   My mother loved them, too, so I bought them for her, and, whether out of guilt or generosity,   she said it was the … Continue reading

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