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A Mother’s Cry

Matthew 15:21-28 “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David, my daughter is tormented by a demon.” Now I know that you all know this.  Mental illness carries all kinds of stigma today. I have known this since I was a child and we experienced it in our own family. Back then it was something …

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Walking on Water

Matthew 14:22-33 I have survived some storms, of course. I know you have as well. I’ve weathered the sort of storms that inevitably come with living and I’ve watched the other kinds of storms roll in as well. The sort the disciples find themselves in the midst of in this week’s Gospel lesson. It was …

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The Sower Went Out to Sow

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 I gave blood the other day.  As I was laying on the cot with a needle in my arm, I tried to get acquainted with the young woman who was tending me.  First I asked how long she had been doing this. “Three years,” she replied.  Then I asked where she had …

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