Tag Archives: resurrection

A Slightly Early Easter Story

I was sure I had right well killed every one of the Oriental lilies I planted last summer, and yet… Continue reading

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A Gray Easter at the Community Church

Even on the grayest day, faith and fellowship can transcend the weather… and our other inconveniences. Continue reading

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On the Morn of Crucifixion

In the black shadows of the longest night,
when all of love and might seemed turned to naught,
it seemed that even angels dared not speak Continue reading

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Prayer for the Lord’s Day

With his resurrection upon the first day of the week, Christ established a New Sabbath… and gave a new hope to the world. Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Return

We love and celebrate the special events but in the end often find what meant the most were the daily things done for us out of love and devotion. Continue reading

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After the Burning

A wonder of snow cannot erase the loss of wildfire but it does bring good moisture for the greening that follows. Continue reading

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In Memory of Vachel Murphy

Even in the cruelness of cancer,
faith still holds in the passing,
shared lives still bear the blessing
of those who sleep in Jesus. Continue reading

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