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For World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10, 2020

Exodus 15:20-21(often considered to be archeologically the oldest words in the Bible) My friend writes a poem about Miriam and how she danced and sang and played her tambourine, as the Hebrew slaves made their escape – gasping, running, hardly … Continue reading

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Reflection on John 5, Bethesda — Dedicated to Michael Wesley Collins

I am in the pool this morning. It’s a little after five am and I am alone at this rather rundown local gym — high-stepping and breast stroking to break down the scar tissue forming around my two-year old knee … Continue reading

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Storms in the United States this week

We pause in prayer for the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence roars to the coast line. We ask God’s grace on those who are evacuating, those who should not stay behind but do, on first responders, who do not know what … Continue reading

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For Suicide Prevention Week

Remember the story about Capernaum how there were four people who wanted to get a friend help and healing and there was a tough crowd so they climbed up the fire escape to lower their friend down? And Jesus looked … Continue reading

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Good Will Hunting

I watched the movie again last night, the one where the man who died this week won an Academy Award for best supporting actor. And this was the climax of the movie — the therapist looks into the young man’s … Continue reading

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Improv on Romans 8: 26-39

Shared in honor of those dear to me who have died by suicide and those I love who have someone dear who has died by suicide. Nothing can separate you from Christ’s love – not your life, or your death; … Continue reading

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