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faith in community · 15h ago

This is What We Came For

Transfiguration 2017  year ABased on Matthew, Chapter 17            Being new to Texas, I ...
faith in community · 2d ago

Circling the Building, Before Lent Begins

Every morning I take my dog on a walk around my apartment complex.  Sometimes we go a little further, venturing outside the gate and down the street.  But we always make the circle around th...
faith in community · 1W ago

A Pause to Notice

Sometimes you just have to stop for a moment and look.I did that one day this week.  I looked out the window and I saw an eagle soaring, and I just focussed on that eagle for awhile.  I watc...
faith in community · 1W ago

Who You Are

Recently I have been visiting a young woman who had a traumatic brain injury after a car accident. Her mother called us, from Montana, asking if someone could go visit her daughter.  She is ...
faith in community · 3W ago

From My Missionary Days

This week's gospel reading has to do with being salt and light, and for some reason, it makes me think back to my days as a missionary in Japan.  I suppose when I considered what in God's na...
faith in community · 1M ago

Vocation

I have been thinking a lot lately about a pastor friend of ours.  He died early this year, after a battle with brain cancer.He worked with my husband as the Executive Pastor of a large churc...
faith in community · 1M ago

Loving the Children

I will freely admit that I didn't really know what I was doing.  I thought I was planning the children's message.  This is something I do every week, with varying degrees of success.  Someti...
faith in community · 1M ago

Little Epiphanies

Friday was the day of Epiphany around here, and everywhere, in fact.  But the date extended backwards and forwards, as I told the story at our pre-school chapel on Wednesday morning, and sha...
faith in community · 2M ago

What Children Need

After Christmas Eve services this year, I found a note in my box from one of our young wor...
faith in community · 2M ago

Introduction to Matthew

For those who follow the Revised Common Lectionary, this is the year of Matthew's gospel.  It was the first Gospel I studied as a student preacher, when I was on pastoral internship.  For th...