Archive: Jul 2016

  1. How Much Is Enough?

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    Luke 12: 13-21; 07312016; 11 Pentecost It’s good to be back amongst you all; there really is no place like home.  We had a great time at our family reunion, and Cookie and I finally got to meet my sister Carole, whose existence we only learned of two years ago.  I am so grateful to […]

  2. The Gift of Hearing

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    Luke 10; 38-42; 07172016; 9 Pent. For those of you who were here last Sunday, you’ll remember that I talked about the act of seeing as God sees, as we heard in the Parable of the Good Samaritan.  This week, we move to the act of hearing the words that God is speaking, which is […]

  3. Funeral of Lacey Anne Youngblood-Hernandez

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    John 5: 24-27; Funeral Service for Lacey Anne Youngblood-Hernandez  On behalf of Lacey’s family, and all the good folks here at St. Nicholas, I want to welcome all of you to our service today.  My name is Farther Dave, and I know many of you are not familiar with the Episcopal Church and its ways.  […]

  4. Double Vision

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    Luke 10: 25-37; 10102016; 8 Pent I’ve been waiting patiently for my Ophthalmologist to return from his vacation.  I really, really need to order some new glasses.  I tend to procrastinate about such things, and this time was no exception.  My eyes have gone on strike, protesting their working conditions.  They are demanding better care, […]

  5. Passing the Peace

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    Luke 10: 1-11; 16-20; 07032016; 7 Pentecost It’s good to be home again, after two fun weeks of vacation.  Our return home on Thursday was especially blessed.  We arrived back in Midland fifteen minutes early, and with all our bags intact!  Having had the opposite happen to us on occasion, it felt like we’d just […]