28 Jan 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “God’s Saving Power”

May God be gracious to us and bless us and make God’s face to shine upon us, that your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations. Let the people praise you, Oh God; let all the peoples praise you. Let the nations...
21 Jan 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “An Epiphany Blessing”

If you could see the journey whole You might never undertake it; Might never dare the first step that propels you from the place you have known toward the place you know not. Call it one of the mercies Of the road; that we see...
14 Jan 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Epiphany Time”

“In the time of Herod . . . wise men came from the East to Jerusalem, asking “Where is the child?” Matthew 2:1-18 Epiphany! January 6, 2021, is a day that will live in history in the United States and in the world.  As we move...
7 Jan 2021 0 Comment

DeacPost “Epiphany”

When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place...
31 Dec 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “A New Year’s Prayer”

God of all time, help us enter the New Year quietly, thoughtful of who we are to ourselves and to others, mindful that our steps make an impact and our words carry power. May we walk gently. May we speak only after we have listened...
30 Dec 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Christmas Dinner Prayer”

Ah, dearest Jesus, holy Child, Make thee a bed, soft, undefiled, Within my heart, that it may be A quiet chamber kept for Thee. My heart for very joy doth leap, My lips no more can silence keep, I too must sing, with joyful...
17 Dec 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Come Jesus, Come”

The one who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! Revelation 22:20 I’ve been eager for the season of Advent.  It’s one of my favorite times of the year, particularly in the Church...
10 Dec 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “How Do We Prepare?”

A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.  Isaiah 40:3 We had been ready for years.  Finally, in 2005, we received word that our adoption from Korea was...
3 Dec 2020 0 Comment

DeacPost “Written on Our Hearts”

You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, to be known and read by all; and you show that you are a letter of Christ, prepared by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on...
26 Nov 2020 0 Comment

All Praise and Blessing to Our God All praise and blessing to our God, Who hath His table spread, And offers us His flesh and blood, A living heavenly bread! On this, O Lord, we fain would feed; Have mercy now, we pray O help us...