May 26

I am a bit weary of the news these days. It is difficult to hear the complaints about the inconvenience of physical distancing and wearing masks especially as the nicer…

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Memorial Day

Tomorrow our nation pauses to observe Memorial Day. This day was formerly called Decoration Day. It is observed on the last Monday of May. Often individuals confuse Memorial Day, Veterans…

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Ascension Day

Today is the 40th day of Easter. Although no longer a significant day for most of the world the Church still recognizes this day as Ascension Thursday. I read an…

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Father, forgive

The hatred which divides nation from nation, race from race, class from class, Father, forgive. The covetous desires of men and nations to possess what is not  their own, Father, forgive.…

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I feel so bad

Last Thursday Amanda Rademaekers packed her car and drove our collection of diapers to Feast of Justice, housed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Mayfair.  You may recall that we…

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Read any good books lately?

Reading is the complex cognitive process of decoding symbols to derive meaning. It is a form of language processing. Success in this process is measured as reading comprehension, as in do you understand…

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May 15th

Martin Luther wrote two short prayers for individuals and families to use in the morning after waking and in the evening before going to sleep. I use these prayers daily…

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