Category Archives: Scripture Musings

advent meditation: a sonnet

In this post on sonnets, I promised to post the sonnet I wrote when the appropriate day arrived. This comes from Isaiah 35:1-10, the Hebrew Scripture reading for this week: Thursday, December 12, 2013 Isaiah 35:4 Say to those who … Continue reading

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resurrection appearances

We’re nearing the end of Eastertide, moving toward Pentecost and then Ordinary Time. Yesterday I was privileged to look at a statement of faith prepared for a presbytery this week as they look to move the person from inquirer to … Continue reading

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summer surprise

Warning: This is another church post. This time about church school. We don’t cancel the education hour for the summer (though honestly, that would be my leaning). Instead, we combine all the classes–pre-school to middle school with high schoolers as … Continue reading

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the sound of the divine

We try to start our church meeting with something beyond just a cursory prayer. In Session meetings, this is a 45 minute time of study/reflection/thoughtfulness. In committee meetings it’s more a simple reflection of some sort. In the Nurture Committee, … Continue reading

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what i wrote

The Christmas Eve FPCSB Advent Meditation is mine. Click on the link to the right (either the devotional link or my poetry link) if you’re interested. It’s a Petrarchan or Italian Sonnet. I tried to not write a sonnet, but … Continue reading

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my turn

It’s my turn on the church Advent Devotion site: Advent Devotion Day 14

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let’s read the minor prophets for christmas

My church is working on putting together a devotional for Advent based on the “Daily Lectionary Readings for Advent, Year 2.” The Daily Lectionary readings, as best as I can tell, are offered as a complement to the Sunday Lectionary … Continue reading

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