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Follow a turtle (on the edge of mystery)

FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY ~ May 31, 2015 This coming Sunday is Trinity Sunday when we give praise to God as we Christians understand and know God — Father, Son and Holy Spirit. For me, it’s all about being caught up in ~ getting lost in ~ finding my true self in the awesome […]

Ruah! Breathe in the Holy Spirit!

The Great and Glorious Feast of Pentecost Sunday, May 24, 2015 In our last blog, we talked about the Feast of the Ascension. After Jesus left the disciples and ascended into heaven, they were cowering behind locked doors, despondent, worried, fearful, bewildered, devastated. “[Then] suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong […]

You will be my witnesses to the ends of the earth!

Ascension Sunday 2015 ~ May 17, 2015 The feast of the Ascension of our Lord is part of the Easter mystery.  First is the resurrection in which Jesus conquers death for us and reveals that life for us will never end. Then there is the ascension in which Jesus is taken up into heaven to sit […]

No Greater Love

Life Surge

THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER Dear Friends, Jesus is so cool in the images he uses to communicate. In the gospel passage today (John 15:1-8), Jesus says, “I am the vine, you are the branches.” (You can read the entire passage below.) Our Scripture scholar-friend William Barclay tells us that Jesus often uses images that […]