Finding Our Way Home
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Finding Our Way Home

SUNDAY OF THE PASSION APRIL 5, 2020 PHILIPPIANS 2: 5-11 Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human...

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...

Beautiful Boy
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Beautiful Boy

ALM/PASSION SUNDAY APRIL 14, 2019 LUKE 19: 28-40 After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter...

First Things First
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First Things First

THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT APRIL 7, 2019 JOHN 12: 1-8 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. Then Mary took about...

The Feminine Face of God
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The Feminine Face of God

THE ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD MARCH 31, 2019 LUKE 1: 26-38 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her...

The Unanswerable Why
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The Unanswerable Why

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT MARCH 24, 2019 LUKE 13: 1-9 Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? I tell...

Carrying the Weight
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Carrying the Weight

THE SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT MARCH 17, 2019 PHILIPPIANS 3:17-4:1 Brothers and sisters, join in imitating me, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us. For many live as enemies of the cross of Christ; I have often told you of them, and now I tell you even with tears. Their end...