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From Clay Tablets to Social Media

From Clay Tablets to Social Media Or What’s App? By Robert L Wiese 2017 The quest for information about events within and surrounding one’s community has been part of humanities history.  Packaged within a wider desire for knowledge about the … Continue reading

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Eighteenth Century Quaker Testimonies

Whenever Randy visits England, he visits as many second-hand bookstores as he can find in search of early Quaker literature.  On one such trip he found a small book whose cover was so worn the title was not visible.  The … Continue reading

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Rebooting

This morning when I sat down at my computer to finish preparing my thoughts, my computer gave me a blank gray screen. It was time for a reboot. Its little computer brain had been muddled by all of the information … Continue reading

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You are Enough

Bruce and I have experienced many changes since we last worshipped with you. Some of the changes have been welcome and joyful. Others have felt dark and difficult. There are many places of darkness around us personally, in our local … Continue reading

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Every Day Grace

I loved Kathleen Norris’s book Amazing Grace, Vocabulary of Faith.  It is a collection of essays about her life, worshipping in a small rural church, being a Benedictine oblate,  and how God’s grace is evident in all aspects of her … Continue reading

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Authentication

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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