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Unforgettable Beauty

And I will give him a white stone and on the stone a new name. ~Jesus There is a flower that lives above tree line in the Rocky Mountains that has captured my heart for almost forty years. It is … Continue reading

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The Journey

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going.  Hebrews 11:8 There is a difference between an adventure … Continue reading

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Slow Healing

God saw everything that he had made, and indeed, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. (Genesis 1:30) I took them up in my arms; but they did not know that I … Continue reading

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Creation

 “In the beginning, God created…” Most of us have had experiences in nature where we have felt a staggering sense of complexity and diversity, breathtaking beauty, astonishing creativity, and added to all of that, the joy of discovery we have … Continue reading

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A Good and Beautiful God

All the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD. ~ King David Once there was a lovely autistic boy named Joseph who attended our church and after a song was sung or a prayer offered in … Continue reading

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Easter Sermon

After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came … Continue reading

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Distant Trumpet

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord   and of his Messiah and he will reign forever and ever.” Rev 11:15 Did you … Continue reading

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The Palace of the King

  ROOMS By jay chambers Silhouette pines bush the night’s hair, her dark wondering locks tossed down around my shoes. Tall, slender rhododendrons wear their bridal gowns to bed whispering soon…soon. And tonight the star-map above my head could guide … Continue reading

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The Confluence of Love

If two lie down together, they will keep warm; But how can one be warm alone?                                                 … Continue reading

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How to Live in this Good Earth

Music is a sacrament.~ Bono For the Christian, pleasure is innocent until proven guilty. ~ Tim Keller All of us at various times in our lives come to a place where we notice something almost sacramental, rich, and holy about the … Continue reading

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