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Month: February 2021

February 24 – March 2, 2021

As we enter these first weeks of Lent, I want to extend a blessing written and shared by Jan Richardson (one of my favorite poets and artists –  This blessing circles around the word ‘beloved.’   This is the name Jesus heard at his baptism, before he went into the wilderness; it is the same […]

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February 17-23, 2021

Holy and tender God, when we look at the suffering in the world, it breaks our hearts. We see and feel: sorrow, sadness, despair, rage, betrayal and fear; lack of healthcare for hurting people, violence, injustice, hunger; angry, defeated, frightened, shut down, at a total loss; thankful for own blessings, what is indescribable; powerless, guilty, […]

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February 10-16, 2021

Before I left home and went to college, I didn’t have much need for maps.  The roads in northeastern Ohio were familiar and my memory usually dependable when I did venture farther away from home.  But when I started driving myself to Kansas, I depended on the trusty atlas tucked beside the seat in my […]

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February 3-9, 2021

My eyes were opened reading the Gospel of Luke at a period of my life where I felt directionless. The Spirit of God used these stories of welcome to folks who were outsiders, or who needed healing, or who needed mercy to open my heart to others around me. For that reason, I feel blessed […]

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