January 13, 2019

Reading Nehemiah 1: 1-10, Jeremiah 29: 11 (NRSV) Our 3-year-old granddaughter clearly says over the phone, "How are you doing today?" Sometimes we struggle to interpret her speech, still missing a few "s", "f", and "l" consonants. But her greeting is clear. She asks how we are doing. That's what Nehemiah asks the travelers from … Continue reading January 13, 2019

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August 21, 2016 – Upstream

This devotion was for the Upstream service, which had a different scripture and service than the traditional service. Reading Jeremiah 1:4-10 (NRSV) Today's reading may remind us of times when we have been called upon to do something new and challenging. We may be hesitant to try the new task, and protest, saying something like: … Continue reading August 21, 2016 – Upstream