When God shows up

When God shows up, things change.  I know that everyone knows that intellectually.  But I’m not sure how much we really grasp the idea.  Do we think that this is still true and applicable today? The very essence of Christianity is that everything changes.  That’s what happens when God...
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Prayer for May 12, 2020

Prayer for May 12, 2020: Please pray with me.  God of all things, you show up and everything changes.  It has to.  How could everything stay the same when you enter any situation.  Not changing would mean that you aren’t that important.  Open our eyes and hearts.  Open us...
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Prayer for May 11, 2020

Prayer for May 11, 2020: Please pray with me.  God of Sabbath, give us rest.  Turn us away from the shouting nonsense that our world is filled with.  Turn us away from the anger and fear that the world insists on proclaiming.  Turn us away from the constant battle...
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I'm tired

I’m tired.  There I said it.  I’m just plain old tired – worn out.  The pandemic is the primary reason for this.  No, I’m not sick.  I don’t have COVID-19 to the best of my knowledge. Instead I have something else – I have tiredness.  In reality the pandemic...
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Prayer for May 8, 2020

Prayer for May 8, 2020: Please pray with me.  God of wisdom, what shall I pray?  We ask for wisdom, yet when you provide it, too often we ignore it.  Why?  Is it because we think we are smarter than you?  That we believe that we are right?  That...
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Sir Galahad theory of politics and religion

I remember hearing about the Sir Galahad theory of politics long ago.  It’s based on the characteristics attributed to Sir Galahad of the Knights of the Round Table. “Sir Galahad among other versions of his name, is a knight of King Arthur’s Round Table and one of the three...
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Prayer for May 6, 2020

Prayer for May 6, 2020: Please pray with me.  God of creation, all that is comes from you. Thank you.  Thank you for giving us the ability to create also.  This is what it means to be made in the image and likeness of you.  You are a creator,...
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What is the economy

I keep hearing arguments about reopening the economy.  What I hear leaves me scratching my head wondering so much.  I hear the typical American thought process – that there are only two options.  We either have to shut the economy down until the virus is no longer a threat...
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Prayer for May 4, 2020

Prayer for May 4, 2020: Please pray with me.  God who is, open us to be encountered by you.  You are the Good Shepherd who leads us, not the Good Customer Service Rep who satisfies our every want and desire.  Too often we wish we could transform you and...
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