We can work with that

The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: "Come, go down to the potter's house, and there I will let you hear my words." So I went down to the potter's house, and there he was working at his wheel. The vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter's hand, and he reworked it into another vessel, as seemed good to him. Then the word of the Lord came to me: Can I not do with…

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A Dark and Stormy Night

Were you afraid of anything when you were a child? Perhaps you were afraid of a variety of ghosts and goblins or the dark (where you were afraid that you would meet the ghosts and goblins). Or perhaps you were afraid of some other things. Fear is common for children as they navigate an often strange world with so many new things that they don’t yet understand. And the fear persists until someone o…

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Which Way Is Up?

I lift up my eyes to the hills—from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth (Psalm 121:1-2). I took flying lessons many years ago. I never got my license, but the twenty-five hours or so that I flew were a great experience. One of the most rewarding things about it was the sense of literally “rising above it all.” Whatever was going on down on the ground, you c…

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Family Resemblance

One of the joys in being a part of Westminster Church is that we get to celebrate the arrival of new babies along with their families. It’s always an interesting time, as new moms and dads begin to figure out caring for a newborn, and sorting out all the changes that come with adding a new member of the family. Generally, that’s all going on in the midst of lots of comings and goings (not to men…

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Too Good To Be True (Cassandra Millis)

Take a second to think of the most annoying people in the world. Drivers who speed down the “South Side Only” lane of the Liberty tunnel during rush hour only to try to merge to the downtown lane right before the bridge. People with far more than 10 items in the 10 items or less line. (And while we’re at it: people who make signs that say 10 items or less when it should be 10 or fewer. Wait what?…

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