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Beatitudes for this Week

Jesus felt the prayers and came out of the clouds, sat down to listen to deep cries of this world, this week.Then Jesus taught us, not to hunt for where we fit into receiving a blessing but for whom and how … Continue reading

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Alternative Opening to Matthew 5

(Some people may be preaching on this text next Sunday) God saw women, men and children marching all over the world and hoped their mountain-top experience would sit down into new be-ing and new attitudes because beatitudes always turn things … Continue reading

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The Blessed’s (Beattitudinal) Response

Sharon A. Benton Lead Pastor of First Congregational Church, UCC of Bellingham, Washington sends in a contemplative piece to inspire / agitate / energize reflection on next week’s lectionary scripture which is  a version of the beatitudes.  Blessings you have … Continue reading

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Blessed are the children … Prayer from Argentina

Father Luis Rey of the Santa Cruz Church in Buenos Aires wrote that this prayer began on a napkin in the Nazareth Garden at his church and over the years he has added to it, until he knew that it … Continue reading

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