Monthly Archives: February 2019


It has been a LONG February with too much snow. And I can’t believe I’m admitting this–too many snow days. During Confirmation classes our students have had troubling listening—to each other and to the leaders. The youth around the dinner … Continue reading

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Jesus Is…Relationship–Love Your Enemies

Wow! These are hard words. Read them again, one phrase at a time. Jesus says these words as part of the “Sermon on the Plain” found in Luke 6:27-38. Last week we learned that Jesus is teaching on a level … Continue reading

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Jesus Is…Compassion

Have you ever noticed that the words compass and compassion come from the same root? Using a compass you find the distance or relationship between two points. Literally “step together” from the French and Latin roots. Compassion is about the … Continue reading

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Jesus Is…Caling

Have you ever felt called to do something that seemed crazy or impractical? To try a new job or activity? To sit by someone who is alone and start a conversation? To volunteer? To take a position for less money? … Continue reading

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