Tag Archives: Jesus

An Incredible Tree

An incredible tree grows at the edge of the lake near the chapel at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland Park. At first glance, it’s simply another tree like the hundreds of others on the property. On further inspection, a … Continue reading

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A Halloween Commentary

Growing up, Halloween stood at the beginning of the two months of activities associated with the last two months of the year from Halloween through New Year’s Day. My family didn’t have a lot of money, but my Mom and Dad … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Wind

Wind. A welcome breeze on a lovely summer day brings joy. At Pentecost in the Upper Room, a different kind of wind blew through the room along with the Holy Spirit. Ironically, the day following our observance of that Holy Spirit wind, the … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Pentecost, meaning fiftieth, happens this coming Sunday, fifty days after Easter. In the Old Testament, Pentecost was also called the Festival of Weeks or Shavout. Originally a harvest festival, it was one of three festivals where all Jewish adult males were to appear before the Lord in Jerusalem with gifts and … Continue reading

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Living Water: Easter Season

Easter Day is come and gone, so Easter’s over, right? Well, no. The season of Easter in the Christian year lasts from Easter Day until the Day of Pentecost, seven weeks later, a period of 50 days that begins at sundown … Continue reading

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Living Water: Place Yourself in the Story

In our Wednesday house church, we’ve been reading the book of Luke. Yesterday, we covered sections on the conviction and crucifixion of Jesus in chapter 23. We experienced the Scripture in a powerful way as we heard the Scripture and placed ourselves … Continue reading

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Living Water: Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time. The name sounds so, well, ordinary. Yet we spend more time in the two periods of Ordinary Time than any other period of the Christian year: 1) From the day after the Epiphany and/or Baptism of the Lord through the day … Continue reading

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