Category Archives: ecumenism

Five Minute Friday — Accept

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. This week’s prompt is ACCEPT. The timer is set … so here goes. {clock starts now} My first thought when the  prompt surfaced was The Serenity Prayer written by the American theologian … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Speak

It’s time for Five Minute Friday, the weekly timed keyword-themed writing challenge hosted by Kate Motaung. Her words — and those of the others who congregate around the virtual table to share — are on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com. I encourage you … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Can’t Win … Or Can You?

Thought I would share my thoughts from the back side of the pulpit this morning at West Fayette Presbyterian Church.   May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

I was supposed to fill the pulpit at West Fayette Presbyterian next weekend, but when I found out my daughter would be in town from Ohio, I made some quick adjustments and switched pulpit supplies to fill in this week … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Truth

Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Five Minute Friday on Saturday. I was just mentioning to my daughters at dinner — a late dinner at that — I hadn’t written my Five Minute Friday assignment yet. In unison they chimed back, “Dad, you … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — More

Another Friday. Another Five Minute Friday post. I don’t think I’ve ever told you how important these five minute writing exercises are to me {yeah, you’ve heard before … just about every week}. They are. I look forward to getting … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Sing

On a drab, dismal Friday, it was refreshing to plug into Kate’s Heading Home page and discovered the word for the week was SING! Just thinking about it brought sunshine to the day. You know the drill. It’s Friday, we … Continue reading

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