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The Holy Land in Pictures

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Savior Sightings

Oh, Jesus!  The Gospels don’t tell us what you looked like during your days on earth, but somehow we recognize you everywhere. [via Daily Dish]

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A Meaningful Christmas List

Looking for the meaning of this busy season?  I commend to you Regina Brett’s wonderful sermon column in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, linked here.  Better yet, cut it out of the paper or print it, stick it on your refrigerator to … Continue reading

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Blog Action Day, 2008: Poverty

Today is Blog Action Day, and blog writers around the world are asked to address issues related to poverty this year.  It can seem like an insurmountable problem to tackle, but the Christian’s first response might be prayer.  Personal involvement … Continue reading

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New Hampshire and Vermont

My drive home through New Hampshire and Vermont was long and wonderful.  Overcast skies kept the glare out of my eyes.  I had the iPod cycling through all the public radio shows that I download but never get to listen … Continue reading

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Portland, Maine

I left Boston’s rains to head north to Portland, Maine to spend a little time at the coast.  Unfortunately, so did Hurricane Kyle.  While the hurricane never made landfall in Maine, it did trigger several days of wind and rain. … Continue reading

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Summer pearls

One of the things I love best about living in Ohio is the abundance of wonderful sweet corn this time of year. I’ve had some so sweet and good this year that butter and salt are an afterthought. I’ll eat … Continue reading

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A word cloud for Olmsted Community Church

I created a word cloud for OCC, using words to create art that expresses a sense of our congregation. You can see a larger version by clicking on the image below.  If you read this post via email,  click here … Continue reading

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Praying at the pump

Yes, the price of gas is high and its effect on society is becoming painful.  I know there are some who are seriously hurt by the steep rise in transportation costs.  But praying to God for cheaper prices? A group … Continue reading

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Trick or treat

I hurried home from a meeting in Cleveland so I could be there in time for the young trick or treaters who come to my door. My house is one of the few on my block where porch lights are … Continue reading

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Earlier post

Some have mentioned to me that an earlier post, “When the waters rushed in”, was not delivered to email subscribers. It’s an automated system and sometimes there are glitches. If you’d like to see the earlier post, click here.

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When the waters rushed in

Hurricane Katrina was over and I was relieved. I’d been glued to CNN and the Weather Channel for days, fearful of heavy damage to the Gulf Coast. The eye had passed through my parents’ hometown of Slidell, Louisiana and, by … Continue reading

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