Category Archives: Love thy Neighbor

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Isaiah 10:1 “Woe to those who make unjust laws…”

Isaiah 10:1 “Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees….” Reflection: The word of God should never be used to justify or defend oppression, discrimination, persecution, torture, degradation, harm to children and mothers, false imprisonment, … 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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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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Thoughts and Reflections, April 10th, 2018

A question I have asked myself often lately is this: What scene or moment would sum up for you the impact of Jesus upon the LGBT community? The answer, in my mind, is taken from at the Book of Mathew … Continue reading

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How to Live a Good Life

Matthew 19:17-19  “Why do you ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments.”  “Which ones?” he inquired. Jesus replied, “‘You shall not murder, you … Continue reading

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