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Happy Birthday! (funeral sermon)

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?’” (John 11:25-26) It … Continue reading

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Pentecost: A tangled mess

The tangled mess that is this long, electric cord takes me time whenever I cut the grass. I stand there pulling the ends through loops and ties, slowly unravelling the serpent-like wire until it stretches straight. Each time I cut … Continue reading

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Of marking a birthday

I see not a step before me as I tread on another year. But I’ve left the past in God’s keeping — the future in His mercy shall clear; and what looks dark in the distance may brighten as I … Continue reading

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