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Listening to the Rocks

This post is a reflection I shared with the elders in my church this week as we prepare for the launch of a new ministry year.
IMG_2190[1]  I am intrigued by the repetitive act in the Old Testament where God’s    people would erect stone monuments. Most of the time, these monuments  were nothing more than a few large stones gathered into a pile. They  served as a visual way of reminding themselves (and sometime future  generations) about God’s acts of faithfulness in their lives.

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When Noise Returns

This past IMG_1821Sunday afternoon, for the first time in 47 days, the radio was on while I was driving. There was some song playing – I really did not recognize who it was. I did not mind the music itself. It’s simply that after nearly seven weeks of driving in radio silence, the music seemed oddly out of place.

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