Archive for April 2015

Yes Jesus Loves Me!

“Jesus loves me! This I know, for the Bible tells me so.” The lyrics state “this I know,” butdo we really know…I mean really know what these words mean? Many of us learned the lyrics: “yes Jesus loves me, yes Jesus loves me, yes Jesus loves me the Bible tells me so.” We learned these…

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I Remain In You

Headlines like this: “Isis Destroys Historic Christian and Muslim Shrines in Northern Iraq,” bring outrage and condemnation from people and governments around the world. Rightly so, that there is outrage over the destruction of these historic religious buildings, yet we all know that the church is not the buildings but the people. Many of us…

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Peace Be With You

Many things deprive us of peace. You may be robbed of your peace because you are a perfectionist always falling short. You may be robbed of your peace with an unhealthy preoccupation and fear of the terrorist activities in our world. An illness that you or a loved is experiencing may be the source of…

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Hearts on Fire

Today’s 4th Day Letter is my shortest ever. To convey my thoughts each week I write on average 1400 words. In today’s email I forsake my usual verbosity in favor of succinctness. Today the Bible verse that I wanted to elaborate on says it all with no explanation needed. So allow me to simply share…

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Running

During the reading of the passion narrative on Palm Sunday my mind was drawn to a very small detail in Mark’s Gospel. Is it possible that this tiny detail has meaning for us now that we have celebrated Easter? Captivated by this detail, I was drawn to write this 4th Day Letter. “And a young…

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