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Stay at Home Worshipers - Today's Message "Fix Your Eyes on Life." Look around you at all the beauty. Flowers don't know there is a pandemic. These photographers have captured the beauty of life that is all around us, the unseen versus the seen Thankful today for a different kind of "viral"

February 26, 2018

When we talk about habits, we describe the struggle as breaking free from the chains. Certainly it can feel as if a spiritual chain is binding us to our old ways..and preventing us from changing. If you have struggled to break a chain, do not be discouraged by the stre...

February 25, 2018

"Life is simple.. but we insist on making it complicated"

Would you agree? Have you let your busy life take over your inner peace? Today is a Saturday, and for some reason I have taken up the bad habit of over-scheduling our free time on Saturdays. Maybe in advance of t...

February 17, 2018

Getting out of the wilderness would be a desperate situation if we didn't have tools to navigate it. If you were lost in the woods, you would certainly grab a compass, an old fashioned map or a cellphone to phone a friend.

Oddly, when lost in a spiritual wilderness, we...

February 16, 2018

Picture yourself crossing a river or walking through the deep water of the ocean. Notice how your feet become unsteady? How the movement of the current, the murkiness of the water can make it hard to get a footing?

Sometimes in life, our spiritual walk can feel this way...

February 14, 2018

Lent begins with dust and ashes. Tonight at 7pm we will hold a service of Ashes and ponder the mystery of death and life.  

The forty days ahead is a time of intentionally exploring the wilderness. Like Jesus, we are led by the Spirit  down a  path. A path that leads in...

February 13, 2018

READY FOR LENT? It starts tomorrow  - be sure to attend one of the Services of Ashes in your area. I will host one at noon at Lower Marlboro Chapel in Owings MD. And one at 7pm at Mt Harmony UM Church in Owings

 In the popular scripture read on Ash Weds, we remember th...

January 28, 2017

Perseverance is an attribute of faith. We hang in there by the strength of God's Love. It is Divine Love that inspires us to dream and carries us through to completion of those dreams. When God, who is Love, is the center of your being.. than God will help you bear all...

January 27, 2017

Spiritual Fortitude is not a brute strength measured by how much we can lift.. but rather it is the glorious inner strength that lifts us. It is not "having your act together" but rather it is being held together by an act of God. When we are "at the end of our rope",...

January 21, 2017

One contemporary translation of Paul's letter to Phillipians reads, "If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life.. then be deep-spirited friends."

What does a deep-spirited friendship look like?

An essential...

January 20, 2017

A bumper sticker reads "Don't follow me, I’m lost too."

By our human nature, each of us is lost, in need of direction, and in search of meaning.

Jesus says "Follow me" which is an invitation to daily surrender. Surrender of our judgmental attitudes and our victimizing bl...

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