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Thoughts and Insights from Jeremiah

Jeremiah 29:11 and Jeremiah 31:34 Reflections: God has plans for us. We may not understand God’s plans or fully comprehend the places or situations we find ourselves in on any given day but have faith in that sometimes we are … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 13:11

Reflection:¬† It is an Old Testament call for community. It is a call to reach out to those less fortunate and less blessed than ourselves. There is a truth in that we have the capacity to be cruel to each … Continue reading

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Galatians 8:22-23 “Against These Things, There is No Law”

Galatians 8:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” ¬†Reflection: If a person is filled with the Holy Spirit, or if at the … Continue reading

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Isaiah 56:7 — The Church is For All Peoples

A house of prayer for all nations. A house of prayer for all peoples. Isaiah 56:7 “these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be … Continue reading

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Ordinary Things Becoming Miracles

I got to thinking this morning about how each of us is endowed with a variety of skills and talents and abilities– not all of which need to be extraordinary or spectacular. I got to thinking that some of the … Continue reading

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Reflections for April 15th, 2018

This is me. This is me as a transgender woman, three months into hormone replacement therapy. This is also me standing at the door to my church in Willimantic, CT. This is me as a Christian. This is me as … Continue reading

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