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Apr 27

How old is too old to join the clergy? – UMC.org

How old is too old to join the clergy? – UMC.org. My thoughts on the topic have also been submitted to the comment section of the UMC.org site. I think we need to be discussing much more than just ageism.  Is it not true that there are more second career Elders and Deacons who are …

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Mar 06

NIGHT

Today’s word is night, and for night I recommend the masterpiece by Elie Wiesel.   Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie‘s wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the …

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Feb 21

Love

1 John 4:7-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) God Is Love 7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 God’s love was revealed among us in this …

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Feb 19

Wonder Day Six

As I thought about the word WONDER the title of a song kept running through my head. I hope you enjoy I wonder as I wander out under the sky How Jesus the Saviour did come for to die For poor on’ry people like you and like I; I wonder as I wander out under …

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Feb 16

Day 3 , See

I must admit that I had a different plan for today’s picture because a friend told me today that she will need eye surgery and I wanted to represent that in a picture of some kind, but maybe this actually does that. The Picture is of the Yerkes Observatory at the University of Chicago and …

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Sep 05

I am a First Year, First Semester, M.Div.

The title above is how I have introduced myself more times than I can count over the last couple weeks. My first challenge of Seminary has not

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Jun 30

Almost A Believer?

 In the Spring of 1963, “Little Peggy March” released her best-known song, “I Will Follow Him”. It became a #1 hit all around the world, but she never achieved that kind of success again. Although she’s still singing today, Peggy March is a proverbial “one-hit wonder.” The song is much better known than she is …

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