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A Table Before Me

“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies” (Psalm 23:5) The last part of Psalm 23 is less familiar, in which the psalmist praises God for… Read more »

Good News and Bad News

  Saturday! After a relaxing swim and a good breakfast I looked at our local paper’s front page. I was faced with four titles: “Guard was eyed to round up… Read more »

Giving Up

  Lent is the season to remember the sacrifice of Christ. For forty days, we purposely consider what distracts from our worship of His sacrifice. We consider what is important… Read more »

The Bread of Life

Gospel Reading John 6:27-40 27“Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For… Read more »

The Shepherd and the Flock

  Psalm 23 23:1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. 23:2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 23:3 he… Read more »

The Law and the Cross

Today’s readings celebrate the law. Jesus died for our sins, to give us freedom from the law and redemption for our sins, but not to exempt us from God’s law…. Read more »

Distinction

  Romans 3: 22-24 God’s righteousness comes through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ for all who have faith in him. There’s no distinction. 23 All have sinned and fall short of God’s… Read more »

Is Lent good for us?

  An artist friend of mine was troubled by Lent. She didn’t think it was healthy to spend all that time thinking about your faults. But this is not a… Read more »

God’s Frequency

    I remember the day my husband called me and asked if God could use children to answer prayers. I was struck by confusion and curiosity and asked him… Read more »

Misereri Mei, Deus

Today, read the English translation of psalm 51 below, and listen to this beautiful recording in a time of contemplative prayer. This psalm has been set to music so many… Read more »

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