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March 5 Matthew 4 tells us a story which finds its source in the wilderness testing of Israel. His forty days fast in the wilderness mirrors Israel’s forty years journey. While his test is similar to the challenge that the … Continue reading

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Jesus came to explain God to us. A Message shared by Leann Williams

Jesus came to explain God to us. His actions and words reveal God’s heart. I have turned to the teachings of Jesus to guide me through these difficult issues. Galatians 4:4-7 New King James Version (NKJV) But when the fullness … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love Da Ta Da Ta Da…

“All You Need Is Love…da ta da ta da…”   Randall Smith wrote that in our world today we tend to think of love as only an emotion – something into which we “fall”,  something that “happens to us.” There … Continue reading

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Advent-ure in Joy

One of the first words that caught my attention when I began to figure out what was appropriate to share about Joy in Advent was the word “When”.  The statement went something like “We will know the Joy of the … Continue reading

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ADVENT-ure of Peace

God will speak peace to his people – to give us peace, to give us rest in our restlessness with our own shortcomings and sins. God speaks peace to his people so that we can become peacemakers. So that we … Continue reading

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A Quakerly Advent – Hope

The First Candle of Advent calls our attention to Hope. It’s not right to call “Hope” illusory.  But, as a matter of fact, Hope is a hard thing to nail down.  It’s a motivating expectation.  Farmers with their crops recently … Continue reading

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The Perfect Vineyard and the Sucker

As disciples of Jesus we start to include the disenfranchised, to raise up those who have been beaten down and seek justice for all who have been treated inhumanly or unfairly. At the same time, we strive for equity where … Continue reading

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Hosea 11 a remarkable passage

. . . these recent events present us with what someone called “a molten moment”, an opportunity to make faith relevant when the world feels off its chain.   Hosea 11  is a remarkable passage in the Hebrew Bible, actually … Continue reading

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Hedging Spiritual Bets

Ahab holds the reputation of being the worst king of Israel, ever, primarily because of his choice in women. He married that Jezebel, Jezebel. Jezebel’s marriage to Ahab was a political alliance. Her father is king of the Phoenicians. The … Continue reading

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