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Church, Arise!

Happy Easter Morning to you! May this be a day of great rejoicing. We cannot stress this point too strongly: The women who went to the grave of Jesus that morning (Mary the mother of James, Joanna, and Mary Magdalene) … Continue reading

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In the Thundering Silence

It’s Good Friday. For centuries this day was known as Black Friday, with good reason. Today we commemorate the darkest day in all of human history. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your … Continue reading

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Finishing the Race

“Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” —the fictional “Mrs. Fletcher” in a 1990s advertisement for a remote home medical alarm system. “In the dust of defeat, as well as the laurels of victory, there is glory to be … Continue reading

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