Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Material Blessings” and Divine Providence

Again I am writing to connect with Diana Trautwein in her “living the questions” series.  This weeks question is “Why do bad things happen to good people. My first thoughts about this question were to write about what I believe … Continue reading

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Economics in the Bible

This post is part of the series “Spirit of the Poor” which is being hosted this month by Luke Harms. Please look at his post and that of others who join us, and contribute your writing as well. There is … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the lectionary: March 2, 2014

Exodus 24:12-18 24:12 The LORD said to Moses, “Come up to me on the mountain, and wait there; and I will give you the tablets of stone, with the law and the commandment, which I have written for their instruction.” … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes: My Life-raft

 This post is being written to be a part of Diana Trautwein’s weekly series, “Living the Question.”  This weeks question is:  How do I make all the pieces fit?   When I was a youth, in Jr. College, my head … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 23, 2014

This is the gospel reading for February23, my Birthday  Matthew 5:38-48 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’   But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But … Continue reading

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2014: goals

About 6 weeks ago I wrote post asking the question, “What does 2014 mean for me” especially considering it may be my last year.  Since then I have reviewed a 5 year plan I made 5 years ago, and looked … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: February 16, 2014

Mathew 5:23 So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 5:24 leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother … Continue reading

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