Category: Devotional

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TGIF

Miss Kitty and Smokey just can’t get along. To be more honest, Miss Kitty and Smokey refuse to get along. As the cat dad to both, this is heartbreaking, because both suffer from their...

TGIF: Remembering Chester 2 1

TGIF: Remembering Chester

I wrote this last year…Sunday will mark two years since the big guy had to leave me. The late, great, Charles Bowden said”It’s terrible. What there is no defense against is real loss. If...

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TGIF

One of my Facebook friends reposted this piece from five years ago…I think it still works today. Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk...

Holy Saturday 8 12

Holy Saturday

  I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary,...

Where Is God? :pstrmike 12 18

Where Is God? :pstrmike

It is the third Sunday of dispersion. I taught last night on the three hours of darkness while Jesus was on the cross. During that time of darkness, Jesus says nothing. It’s a time...

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The Weekend Word

Kate Bowler helped me this morning… “Palm Sunday is…so intense. Jesus arrives at the place where he will be killed. He is celebrated with makeshift palm branches and soon he will be jeered. We...

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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...