Category Archives: Jesus

Five Minute Friday — Overcome

I know it’s Sunday and this is a Five Minute Friday exercise. Sunday … Friday. Not quite the same. But the point, as I’ve said many times, is it’s not the day, but the discipline. It doesn’t matter whether it’s … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Invite

Saturday confession time. I’m a Five Minute Friday backslider, falling out of my Friday writing routine and into a Saturday session. But, through the grace of God and the indulgence of my fellow Five Minute Friday contributors, I know I’m … Continue reading

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Who Is Jesus?

Following tradition, here are my words from the back side of the pulpit today at Dover-Foxcroft (ME) United Methodist Church. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

Yes, today is my birthday. Normally I approach the day with a ho hum attitude. It’s no big deal. It’s just another day. And it is. I’m not sharing the “news” for affirmation, but because this year’s celebration is a … Continue reading

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Breaking Bread with Jesus

For anyone who is interested, I generally share my words from the solo side of the pulpit. Sunday, I filled in at West Fayette Presbyterian Church in New York. This week, I will be presiding at Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church … 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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Five Minute Friday — Steady

Happy Friday! Happy Five Minute Friday! You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative is to take five minutes and see what comes out: not a perfect post, not a … Continue reading

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