Choose to Flower
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Choose to Flower

THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT JOHN 11: 1-45 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.) So the sisters...

What Are We Supposed to See?
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What Are We Supposed to See?

THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT MARCH 22, 2020 JOHN 9: 1-41 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the works...

Open Our Eyes
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Open Our Eyes

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT MARCH 15, 2020 JOHN 4: 5-42 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon....

Polar Bears Are Left Handed
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Polar Bears Are Left Handed

THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT MARCH 1, 2020 GENESIS 2: 15-17; 3: 1-7 The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you...

Living Between Faith And Fear
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Living Between Faith And Fear

TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD FEBRUARY 23, 2020 MATTHEW 17: 1-9 After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light....

The Blessed Broken
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The Blessed Broken

THE FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY FEBRUARY 2, 2020 MATTHEW 4: 1-12 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. He said: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those...

Hello, Smile, My Name Is…
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Hello, Smile, My Name Is…

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY JANUARY 26, 2020 I CORINTHIANS 1: 10-18 I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought. My brothers...

Who Are You Made Of?
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Who Are You Made Of?

MATTHEW 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but...

The Next Step
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The Next Step

BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JANUARY 12, 2020 MATTHEW 3: 13-17 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” Jesus replied, “Let it be so now; it is proper for us...

Should Have, Could Have, Would Have
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Should Have, Could Have, Would Have

Happy New Year, everyone. I trust you all had a nice holiday this week… drank some champagne and watched the ball drop on Tuesday, ate some pork and sauerkraut on Wednesday, all that jazz. Stop me if you’ve heard these: “I love it when they drop the ball in Times Square, it’s a nice reminder...