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I Want to Be a Shepherd

The story of Dolly Parton’s life has captured the admiration of people all over the world. She has risen from humble roots to become a wealthy super star who has money and fame. Many of us who are poor and ordinary not only admire Dolly we may wish that we […]


Bloom Where You Are Planted

Recently I heard a meditation on the subject of peace.  The speaker read from Jeremiah 29:4-7.  In this reading Jeremiah was instructed by the Lord to tell his fellow Jews who were in exile in Babylon to come to peace with their being captives in a foreign land.  He told […]


A Call to Arms

In a recent Gospel lesson from Matthew 10:34 Jesus said, “I did not come to bring peace but a sword. For I have come to turn a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law__a man’s enemies will be the members of his own […]