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March 2015

Seeking Timothy

One of the hallmarks of God’s work in our lives is the continuity of care which guides our journey. That loving Presence manifests in the form of unmerited grace. Not an in your face kind of relationship, but rather an ever-present awareness we are not…

The Soul Merchant

I have no desire to deceive you I am not in the business of buying or selling souls. No, rather my interests lie in finding souls that have been discarded, damaged, spoiled and undervalued. The souls that have become burdensome, wearying and therefore have no…

Letter 21

Time and space, like length, width and depth are manmade concepts. Without these notions of standards, measurements and value we as people would be completely unable to interact with each other. Our communications with each other would be constantly in conflict over whose interpretation we…

The Road to Emmaus or The Road to Despair

The two men walked side-by-side and their conversation was animated but discreet. They were struggling to cope with the reality of what they had witnessed in the days that had just past. Unable to grasp the significance of these events, the two men were bewildered…

Letter 20

If you were the leper that Jesus had cured, how would that act of mercy have impacted your life? Most of us give very little thought to the subject of miracles in our lives. I believe that the leper that was healed would have spent…

Letter 19

Most of us have grown up in an environment where we have been taught to respect our leaders. Others may have been told that the community is more important than the individual, so they have been taught to defer to those in authority. The Bible…

Letter 18

Jesus said that we are worth more than many sparrows. That direct message clearly shows that every aspect of God’s creation has worth. There is nothing that has been created that is without worth. Even a worm has worth in God’s creation. Some of us…

Letter 17

The holiday season tends to evoke many kinds of memories in our lives. Those memories are usually connected with events that have occurred in the presence of family members. We all tend to define family in our own ways. But where does this concept of…

Letter 16

If I admit to a robbery, rape or a homicide the law can only condemn me. It cannot reconcile me with others and forgive my sins and trespasses. The law identifies me as an offender, one who has transgressed against God and other human beings.…

Letter 15

Have you ever gotten up and felt like you just do not have the mental energy or internal strength to face the day ahead? Your mind is at war with itself and your heart has no peace. In some ways you know that you cannot…

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