Category: Devotional

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The Weekend Word

As the weekend approaches, many of us will feel bereft of gathering with others and sharing together in Holy Communion.  I will celebrate the Eucharist here in my home, but the only communicant will...

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TGIF

Miss Kitty has anxiety. While she is her old self most of the time, changes in her environment have left a mark on her psyche. This mostly manifests itself in an odd, but tiring...

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The Pandemic: pstrmike

I just finished writing a draft that I will post on our church’s website letting everyone know of our decision to cancel services for the next four weeks. These are uncertain times and this...

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The Weekend Word

“All the congregation of the people of Israel moved on from the wilderness of Sin by stages, according to the commandment of the Lord, and camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for...

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TGIF

My old boy Smokey is a ornery devil. We made him a little “apartment” at the end of the walkway to the house so he would have a place to get out of the...

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TGIF

Yesterday was one of those glorious pre-spring days in Southern Oregon where the sun comes out and if you sit in the right place, it will actually warm you. Smokey was laying on the...

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The Weekend Word

There is an interesting textual variant on Psalm 27: 13. “I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong,...