Archive: Aug 2015

  1. A Question of Heart

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    Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23; 08302015; 14 Pentecost I was thinking about a guy I used to know from my Madison, Wisconsin police officer days a number of years ago.   Moe was his nickname, and he was kind of a street person, but not the homeless type; he would usually disappear in the evening, as […]

  2. Become the Body

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    Ephesians 5: 15-20; 08162015; 12 Pentecost This past Friday, I spent much of the morning and early afternoon working out in the yard.  I was determined to prune back some runaway shrubs, including a Lilac and some Sages.  I pruned like a mad surgeon, and soon had a sizable pile of branches to get rid […]

  3. Travel Tribulations

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    1 Kings 19: 4-8; 08092015; 11 Pentecost What kind of traveler are you?  I must tell you I was totally amazed when I got to the Grand Canyon and saw how unprepared for hiking so many people were.  Many of them carried no water or perhaps just one small plastic water bottle in their hand.  […]

  4. Open Those Gifts!

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    Ephesians 4: 1-16; 10 Pent; 08022015 This past Friday evening, Cookie and I went out to dinner at the Texas Roadhouse, one of our favorite restaurants.  We had our usual good meal there, and were on our way home when my car suddenly lost part of its power.  The car started jerking a bit, and […]