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When We Reach Our Limit

There are times in life when things pile up and we feel like we have reached the limit of our ability to cope. It is as if we are being battered around by waves emotionally. We might believe that we … Continue reading

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No Worship Service This Sunday, August 2nd.

Wishing you a peaceful Sunday. May you find meaningful connection with the Lord this Sabbath day. From True Christianity 301, Emanuel Swedenborg: “Sabbath in the language of the original means rest… When the Lord came into the world that day … Continue reading

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What Is Anger And What Do I Do With It?

We all experience anger. It is a fairly common emotion. It is an emotion that perhaps is becoming more and more familiar as circumstances in our world challenge us in new ways almost daily. Is anger always a negative emotion? … Continue reading

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To Judge Or Not To Judge?

That is the question. We live in a moment in time where the restraints appear to have been removed and people feel much more free to express their judgments of others openly. But are we supposed to make judgments of … Continue reading

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Do We Really Listen?

It is amazing how much our communication can change and grow healthier and more effective by taking the time to practice good listening habits. It is easy to get sidetracked by what we are going to say next, or how … Continue reading

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No Worship Services on Sunday, June 28th and July 5th

The church is “on holiday” for two weeks so there will be no services of worship or classes or other events until Sunday, July 12th. We pray you can use this time for connecting with family or the beautiful nature … Continue reading

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A Battle Against A Dragon

The Bible has some very intriguing stories and imagery. We may wonder what the meaning or relevance of them is for us today. We have been told that these stories have a deeper meaning about our inner or spiritual life. … Continue reading

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Shining A Light On Racism

Evil can thrive and exist when we don’t talk about it and shine a light on it. We need to continue to shine a bright and constant light on the insidious evil of racism. Rooting it out of our society … Continue reading

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Why Bad Things Are Allowed To Happen?

In the beginning of the Bible Adam and Eve are created and set in a Garden wherein all that was good was provided for them.  They had one simple rule: don’t eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Instead of … Continue reading

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Remember

This is Memorial Day Weekend. It is a time to remember. It is a time to remember the sacrifice of those who gave their lives to protects ours. It is also a good time to remember all who make sacrifices … Continue reading

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