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Yes

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Randall Tremba
December 21, 2014
In a dark and gloomy time, Mary and Joseph said “Yes” when everything in them wanted to say and could have said “No” to a child that everyone in Nazareth would call illegitimate or worse. The inconceivable became conceivable.

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Randall Tremba
December 14, 2014
It was a dark and gloomy time and Mary had every reason to despair but instead she kept hope alive. And thus we call her and all such people, blessed.

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Randall Tremba
December 7, 2014
What ever else Advent may be, it is a season of longing, a burning and aching for peace. But the path of peace is not smooth or short or easy.

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Randall Tremba
November 30, 2014
This is Advent. It’s a time to wake up. It’s a time to understand how hard and harsh the world can be. And therefore it is a time to be kind.

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Randall Tremba
November 23, 2014
The rule of Jesus is pretty simple. Be kind.

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Randall Tremba
November 16, 2014
Belonging to a church may mean many things but it’s more or less just this: a promise, a promise to be with and for a certain community of people through thick or thin.

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Randall Tremba
November 9, 2014
There really are two different ways of living. One is the religion of being right. The other is the religion of being kind.

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Randall Tremba
November 2, 2014
Our days will all pass away sooner or later and we will fly away. But in the meantime, we lean on each other because in the end love is all that matters.

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Greg Lloyd
October 26, 2014

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Ethel Hornbeck
October 19, 2014
This is a pretty great description of prayer-listening in darkness for the word of Love. Its ultimately how we experience deepening relationships with the Holy, whether we consciously claim it, or not.

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Randall Tremba
October 12, 2014
Whatever you are or think yourself to be, there’s more to you than the sum of the parts and that "something more" just may be the breath of god beyond god.

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Randall Tremba
October 5, 2014
"World Communion Sunday" was a big dream in 1933. But for us today, it is not big enough—not nearly big enough.

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Randall Tremba
September 28, 2014
Only violence will end violence. That's the faith and creed of many. And many practice it. But it’s not the kind of faith our Beloved Lord practiced.

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Randall Tremba
September 21, 2014
One hundred fifty two years ago this week scores of wounded young men lay on the floor boards under your feet. Over the course of several months the members of this church and the citizens of this town did what they could to relieve the suffering of those wounded men.

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Randall Tremba
September 14, 2014
Forgiveness is a precious gift. It shouldn’t be given or taken on the cheap.

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Randall Tremba
September 7, 2014
Today is the day to do what you have long meant to do but just haven’t. Today is the day to wake up from apathy. Today is the day to break out of fear, to leave guilt and shame behind.

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Randall Tremba
August 31, 2014
These days it’s hard to keep our chins up in the face of so much bad news. It’s hard to keep going. But there is a way and it is this: Do the next good thing you can do.

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Ethel Hornbeck
August 24, 2014

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Randall Tremba
August 17, 2014
The death of Robin Williams this past Monday has put suicide and mental illness on our minds and in our hearts perhaps like never before.

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