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Praying when Doors Close

What do we pray when our spirits are crushed, when circumstances force us to change direction and formulate new plans? Five years ago on January 21st, my day began with a phone call that informed me that my older son … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Anniversary of My Son’s Death

I’ve reflected today on Psalm 90. While today is recognized in the United States this year as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 21 in 2019 is the fourth anniversary of a day that began with a telephone call informing … Continue reading

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A Prayer After Memorial Day

    King Saul of Israel considered David an enemy during the latter days of his reign. David formerly had served as commander of Saul’s army.  David, also a musician, had used that skill to calm the temperamental monarch.  Saul … Continue reading

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