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Living the Serenity Prayer – Hardship

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious history. The first three lines were made popular by  Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was noticed … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Passing the Peace

Eugene Peterson’s book Eat this Book teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. These passages from the New Testament … Continue reading

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Becoming a Wounded Healer – More Wisdom – by Kayla McClurg

PEACE AND FORGIVENESS, by Kayla McClurg “On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together,with the door locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with … Continue reading

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Take Heart – By Kayla McClurg

For Sunday, August 10, 2014 – Matthew 14:22-33 Down the trail of years, we hear him still, Jesus calling again and again, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.” Whatever the circumstance of our own dark nights, however the waves of … Continue reading

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