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Imago Dei Love

Genesis 1:26 “Let us make humankind in our image, in our likeness.” Being made in the Imago Dei (latin for Image of God), carries a multitude of implications. Recently I started thinking about this passage in light of the simple passage in 1 John 4:8, “God is Love.” To be[…]

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Salt Air

John 3:8 “The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear its sound, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.”  I have been enamored with the Greek and Hebrew words Ruah and Pneuma[…]

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I love sitting and listening the the waves crash on the beach. There is a rhythm and persistence that soothes my soul. But… I also remember being kid out in the waves trying to boogie board. More than once I got knocked down by a wave and before I could[…]

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Genesis 41:47-49 “During the seven plentiful years the earth produced abundantly, 48 and he gathered up all the food of these seven years, which occurred in the land of Egypt, and put the food in the cities. He put in every city the food from the fields around it. 49 And Joseph[…]

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Tree People

Luke 19:1-10  He entered Jericho and was passing through it. 2 A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. 3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short in stature. 4 So he[…]

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Through the Valley

A Franciscan Monk, Richard Rohr taught a lesson titled, “The Path of Decent.” The basic premise is that the only way Jesus could be resurrected was for him to first be crucified. This highlights the idea that you have to go down in order to go up. In order for[…]

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