Monthly Archives: September 2013


The top three topics to avoid when starting a conversation are 1) money 2) politics and 3) religion. Obviously Jesus didn’t get that message. In fact money is the main subject of nearly half of the parables Jesus told. And … Continue reading

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In the Gospel on Sunday, Jesus tells the story of a woman hunting for her ONE lost coin and a shepherd hunting for ONE lost sheep out of a hundred. Jesus the master storyteller uses the ordinary to invite us … Continue reading

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Talking Rocks

What did one rock say to the other rock? Nothing. Rocks don’t talk. Or do they? At Good Shepherd Lutheran church in Plainview the rocks DO talk—especially on the first Sunday after Labor Day. We call the day Ebenezer Sunday. … Continue reading

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