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Grace and peace to you, my beloved family in faith: There is a prayer by Thomas Merton that pops up in my morning devotions periodically and always speaks to me in profound ways. It is especially powerful for these days of pandemic, racial violence, stress and so much uncertainty. Let us pray: My Lord God,I have no idea where I am going.I do not see the road ahead of me.I cannot know for certain where it will end.Nor do I really know...

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Posted By on Jul 13, 2020

July 12, 2020 – Pastor Teressa SiversIsaiah 52:7-10 (Inclusive Bible) We often hear today’s reading from Isaiah around the time of Christmas, as we celebrate the birth of the one called the “Prince of Peace.” The people to whom Isaiah writes are oppressed and exiled by their captors. They have known much suffering. When Isaiah writes “how beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the one who brings good news,” it is not the...

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The Ultimate Song

Posted By on Jul 6, 2020

July 5, 2020 – Pastor Teressa SiversSong of Songs 4:1-7 (Inclusive Bible) The Song of Songs is biblical poetry at its most lush. In this book, adoration for another is full of metaphors from nature–the voice is like the coo of a dove, the curve of the landscape is seen as the curve of the Body. Perhaps the hills and mountains are the curve of the Beloved Creator and our bodies are to be seen as the beautiful handiwork of the...

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