Monthly Archives: May 2013

Almighty God, o…

Almighty God, our heavenly Father, in whose hands are the living and the dead; We give you thanks for all your servants who have laid down their lives in the service of our country. Grant to them your mercy and … Continue reading

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Father, I want …

Father, I want to know Thee, but my coward heart fears to give up its toys. I cannot part with them without inward bleeding, and I do not try to hide from Thee the terror of the parting. I come … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday 2013: Word play

“Word play”  Impossible.  Remember the story of Cinderella?  How about the movie version with Leslie Ann Warren?  In that timeless fairy tale, a pumpkin becomes a glittering carriage, and the lyrics of a song declare the transformation to be:  impossible: … Continue reading

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The Sunday after the Ascension 2013

Acts 1:1-11, Luke 24:44-53 Luke is the only gospel writer who gives us stories of the ascension of Jesus, and Luke tells us about it in both the gospel of Luke and in the book of Acts.  Luke gives us … Continue reading

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Easter 6C 2013: setting the world on fire

  “Jesus said to Judas (not Iscariot), “Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.”  “Those who love me …”  In trying … Continue reading

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