Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

The Nation’s Lighthouse

Our Words for the Week are from Charles F. Stanley. Our country is like a large ship fighting through stormy waters in foggy weather. Spiritually and morally, we’ve lost our sense of direction. Sexual sins, greed, pride, indulgence, slothfulness, ungratefulness, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Mercy

Happy Friday! Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday! I cherish this exercise. which gives me a chance to shut off the world and focus on a specific word prompt. It gives my mind a chance to ponder … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling

“Holy Spirit, ever dwelling, In the holiest realms of light; Holy Spirit, ever brooding, O’er a world of gloom and night; Holy Spirit, ever raising, Those of earth to thrones on high; Living, life-imparting Spirit, You we praise and magnify. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Adjust

Blog writers often have no office. We just sit down and write — through good times, bad times, joyful times, stressful times. So it’s not surprising our little Five Minute Friday community hasn’t let the uncertainties of the times stifle … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Truth

Anniversaries commemorate events of the past. Some anniversaries, like the 75th anniversary of D-Day, are solemn occasions. Other anniversaries, like the ones we observe today, are celebrations. We’re celebrating them on Pentecost Sunday, which is one of the three most … Continue reading

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To Bring Good News to the Poor

As the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity continues, I’ll share these words from Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, a Roman Catholic religious community of brothers and priests in the tradition … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Crowd

Time for Five Minute Friday! Five Minute Friday is an opportunity to focus on a prompt word for five minutes (more or less), write a pithy (or sometimes not so pithy) post, share it with others at Kate’s place on … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Restore

Welcome to Five Minute Fri… Saturday. Let’s be honest, I hang around here more on Saturday than Friday. But I come willingly because whatever the prompt word for the week is, it forces me to think and let the words … Continue reading

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Do You Feel It?

My latest stint in the pulpit at Dover-Foxcroft (ME) United Methodist Church was almost derailed Sunday. My bout with an allergy/cold/cellulitis had pretty much zapped my spirit but not my Spirit. When I realized what was causing the pain, I … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Pause

What a strange week. But I am managing to publish a Five Minute Friday post. It’s a little longer than normal, thanks to more time. I’ll link at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and scan through the incredible work … Continue reading

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