Monthly Archives: November 2011

Congregational Prayer: November 27, 2011

O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, the One who dwells between the cherubim, You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. You have made heaven and earth. Incline Your ear, O Lord, and hear; open … Continue reading

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Advent Exhortation: First Advent…

Today is the beginning of Advent…the season in which we ‘anticipate’ the coming of the Christ. We think of “liturgy” as something we do here. Really it is something we do everywhere, all the time…the way we do things. How … Continue reading

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Note to self…

Men who have light-colored dogs should not wear black jeans.

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Congregational Prayer: November 13, 2011…

Our Father and our God, we have entered into this place and into Your holy presence burdened with the baggage of the cares of the world. The list of what we drag around with us is seemingly endless. We are … Continue reading

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Congregational Prayer, November 6, 2011…

We are blessed with very faithful and able men in our congregation. Today’s prayer is offered by one of them… Father of Mercies, hear us for Jesus’ sake. We are sinful even in our closest walk with thee; it is … Continue reading

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Along with all the ‘good for my soul’ things that the Lord’s Day brings, I am thankful that oatmeal with cinnamon and flax seed meal is flavorful. Rejoicing the Lord (at almost 55), because we can.

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Steeling my nerve…

Crisp…clear…airbrush-perfect New Mexico sky…26 degrees. Those cold showers are coming harder all the time. Rejoicing in the Lord…because we can.

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Let your fingers…

When trying to call Centerpoint Energy, dialing the first six digits of the phone number and the ‘plus-4’ of the zip code is markedly unsuccessful. #fail

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Stiff wind…

The wind blows sharp and keen on the saints. George Swinnock

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Quiet evening at home…

Sitting in my ‘study,’ the end of the leather loveseat closest to the blazing fire in the woodstove, Calvin on Isaiah 34, a lovely glass of Cameron Hughes Lot 250 Meritage. Life is good…now if only my girls were here… … Continue reading

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