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Beginning of the end …. or end of the beginning?

Naomi and Job must have felt their worlds were ending. In five short verses, Ruth Chapter 1 paints a picture of a family in exile due to famine, the death of Naomi’s husband followed by a brief moment of snatched happiness … Continue reading

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Loving angels instead …

Being a Gabriel (by marriage), I nowadays just confirm my surname over the phone or in person by saying, ‘You know, like the Angel at Christmas …’  Not everyone does know, but most smile at least. I like angels. A … Continue reading

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I Asked God

Originally posted on Morning Story and Dilbert:
Vintage DilbertMay 20, 2000 I asked God to take away my pride. And God said “No”. He said it was not for him to take away, but for me to give it up.…

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Trying to walk on water …

Have been silent for a while, as have been getting to grips with my new job. Which has been going swimmingly, since you ask, and which I have been enjoying immensely. Bit of a blip here and there since I started … Continue reading

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Time to Talk

Originally posted on musingsofaclergychild:
Can I tell you a secret? There’s something about me that you probably don’t know. You probably wouldn’t guess, if you looked at me. If you spoke to me, you probably wouldn’t notice. If you asked,…

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Yours is the Power, the Kingdom and the Glory ….

As we come to the end of another year, it’s always a good time to take stock.  What have I done with the talents, the gifts, the opportunities God has given me in 2013?  And what will I do with … Continue reading

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Trying to listen…

Originally posted on musingsofaclergychild:
I talk a lot. Ask my mother, she’ll tell you. In fact, when asked to describe me in 4 words, the woman who lives with us immediately said ‘Louder than she thinks’. But, God not only…

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