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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Not only what we say, but how we say it…

Guard against foul talk; let your words be for the improvement of others, as occasion offers, and do good to your listeners, otherwise you will only be grieving the Holy Spirit of God who has marked you with his seal … Continue reading

Daily Living our Faith

Jesus calls us to do likewise: Jesus summoned the Twelve & gave them power and authority over all demons & to cure diseases, & He sent them to proclaim the Kingdom of God &to heal the sick. He said to … Continue reading

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Does life make sense?

Genesis 1:26-27 – Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and … Continue reading

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The Cross of Christ…

 September 14th: Feast of The Exaltation of the Holy Cross The cross is Christ’s glory and triumph Discourse of St Andrew of Crete: We are celebrating the feast of the cross which drove away darkness and brought in the light. … Continue reading

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The Trinity is 3… Father, Son, &…

My 2 year old is learning to make the sign of the cross. We laugh because she has 2/3′s of the invocation down.  “In the name of the Father, & the Son, … Amen.” Somehow, the Holy Spirit rarely makes … Continue reading

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Love as Jesus Loved..

I pray that you will understand the words of Jesus, “Love one another as I have loved you.” Ask yourself “How has he loved me? Do I really love others in the same way?” Unless this love is among us, … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018