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Putting My Hand in God’s

A friend of mine from Maine Fellowship of Christian Writers recently dropped an interesting devotional, Putting My Hand in God’s … Living the Raphah Way by Yvonne Blake. I  call it “interesting” because it isn’t a devotional in the true … Continue reading

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The Passionate Pursuit of God

The passionate pursuit of God begins anew every day. As a follower of Jesus Christ we need to have time on a daily basis where we can read and focus on God’s Word (Bible); spend time in reflection and prayer; … Continue reading

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Speak Up

Christianity is not for wimps! Repeatedly in Scripture, Christians are warned if they stand for righteousness the world won’t like it and will attack.  So what should a believer do? Even those who have loving attitudes and are socially considerate … Continue reading

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Would You Do the Same?

Our reflection today is from Perry Mullins. [God] said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains that … Continue reading

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(un)Packing for the Journey: The Past

This week’s reflection … I’ve known Tommy my whole life. In all that time, he never got along with his father. Oh, I’m sure Mr. Poole was a nice enough guy, but fathers and sons don’t always see eye to … Continue reading

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Melancholic Melodies

I got out of the car to the strains of deep-throated chimes resonating in the breeze. My mind immediately found the file marked “chimes”, then “gazebo”, and raced to another time in this same space. They were just chimes in … Continue reading

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Transfiguration Transition

Notes from the pulpit at Howland (ME) United Methodist Church … Almighty God, You have created the heavens and the earth and made us in Your own image. Teach us to discern Your hand in all Your works and Your … Continue reading

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Comfort

When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee — Isaiah … Continue reading

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Aug. 1

Holy Moly! Aug. 1 already? Where has the  year gone? Last time I blinked it was February. I reflected on the rapidly racing days this morning as I changed all three slugs on my perpetual calendar. In just 20 days, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Promise

Friday. A day of reflection … and a day to put those reflections down on paper {or in today’s environment, in a post}. We’ll follow the typical Five Minute Friday format. We’ll let the neurons loose, record the results, and … Continue reading

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