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Open our eyes to behold thy gracious hand in all thy works…
A world in which nature was unrelated to human behavior was a foreign concept to the ancient writers. So vulnerable to the forces of life and death arising from nature were they…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 22, 2010 at 6:49pm — No Comments
O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity…
All of us have had periods in our lives when it has seemed to us that this ascertain was not true. “What’s going on here?” we angrily ask ourselves or someone close to us. “Why am I being singled out for suffering and…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 18, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments
When the psalmist wrote this, he was thinking of a liturgical setting: harps, drums, timbrels, singers, everyone in his or her own way offering the best there was to the glory of God. The best every—artist knows what that is. The feeling of having stretched as far as you can stretch. The happy exhaustion of having given it your all. The arts…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 11, 2010 at 10:28am — No Comments
Always be mindful of the kindness and not the faults of others.
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 8, 2010 at 11:58am — No Comments
…grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of the Lord’s resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit…
from the collect for Easter Sunday
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 4, 2010 at 10:52am — No Comments
As we start our journey through the Trisagion join me in taking some quite time alone. Alone, to open our hearts that we might hear God speaking to us as His children and messengers to carry the gift and promise that the cross symbolizes to a hurting world.
May we as His Children reflect the joy…Continue
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 1, 2010 at 12:27pm — No Comments
I give you a new commandment: that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too should love one another.
Added by Bruce Friesen on April 1, 2010 at 10:34am — No Comments