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Meditate, Pray, Live Now!

March 28, 2017

     Abraham-Hicks recommends that we meditate early in the day.  Jesus did that, too.  It's quieter; the air is fresher; the bird song helps you to relax. Give it a try.  I am offering my 7- Week Course again to help you become content and find your purpose. Email me at captgray2000@aol.com and I w…

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Gospelly Yours

November 23, 2016

Gospelly Yours

In Sanctuary  by David Jeremiah, a book of daily devotions a question is asked:"...can someone give me a definition of the gospel?  Can you?

1 Corinthians 15:1-11New International Version (NIV)

The Resurrection of Christ

15 Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remin…

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"Until Today is Long Ago"

November 21, 2016

Until TODAY is Long Ago

A  cousin had written, "until today is long ago" in my sister's wedding card thirty-five years before.  Now, I understand that phrase because that's what age and experience does for you!  A butterfly or moth must wait, then struggle out of it's cocoon to metamorphosize…

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The LORD Has Plans For You

November 18, 2016

11For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. 12Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. 13And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with a…

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"You Are Worth More Than Many Sparrows!"

November 15, 2016

 

Jesus is talking to his disciples in Matthew "...What I say to you in the darkness, speak in the light, what you hear whispered proclaim on the housetops.  And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul, rather be afraid of the one who can destroy both soul and bo…

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"No Matter What Happens..."

November 11, 2016

"No matter what happens at the polls today, REMEMBER: GOD IS IN CONTROL, and

HE IS FOR US, not against us.

OUR HOPE RESTS IN HIM."

From InTouch.com text message on Election Day, November 8, 2016.

That message made me stop worrying and just let go of any anxiety perplexing me as I wa…

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Baptism is Done to Us

April 3, 2016

Matthew 3:17

 

As  Christians we are baptized.  How were you baptized?  Many churches have a baptismal font where the baby is held over it and  his head doused with water by the priest with the words:  “N., I baptize you in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. A…

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Obedience-Training

March 5, 2016

"Every revelation of God is a demand and the way to knowledge of God is by obedience." -William Temple

The Reverend John Andrew, D.D., Rector of Saint Thomas Church in New York City used this quote at Festal Evensong of Laetare on March 5, 1989:

He continued, "Get around that if you can.  …

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"Relax Into What You Do Want"

January 14, 2016

Reminds me of the time Jesus said, "Someone has touched me; I know that power has gone out of me."

- New International Version Luke 8:46

How are you flowing your energy? Jesus was always aware of His energy.  You can feel how your energy is flowing. Watch this video and and think:"How am I…

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"The BREAD... You Do Not Use is the BREAD of The HUNGRY"- St. Basil

January 12, 2016

"The Bread

Which you do not use

Is the Bread of the Hungry;

The garment hanging in the wardrobe is the

Garment of him who is naked;

The shoes you do not wear,

Are the shoes of the one who is barefoot;

The money that you keep locked away is the,

Money of the Poor,

Th…

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Rosh Hashanah 5776 is here! Shanah Tovah

September 13, 2015

This 1,500 year old golden necklace was unearthed near the site of the temple at Jerusalem.

Reflect upon these scriptures from the Bible which corresponds to the sound of the shofar (horn) during Rosh Hashanah:

Numbers 10:3, Numbers 10:5, Numbers 10:9 and Exodus 19:16, 19

The Gospel of …

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A Tribute to 9/11

September 11, 2015

9/11 Tribute by The Navel Academy- Anchormen

Fourteen years ago my junior high school class and I watched the World Trade Center towers fall before we went home to our families in shock.  Later that day my sister, Jayne and I went to the bay and watched the heavy smoke rising from the destruc…

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Continue to Pray for the Syrian Refugees

September 3, 2015

Our hearts go out to all those displaced by the Syrian refugee crisis.  This exodus is comparable to the Rwandan crisis twenty years ago,  according to Mercycorps.org the UN forbodes the amount of people in search of safety could reach 4.27 millions people by the end of 2015 with 50% children.  …

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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 3, 2015

Gospel            John 6:24-35

When the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there,
they themselves got into boats
and came to Capernaum looking for Jesus.
And when they found him across the sea they said to him,
“Rabbi, when did you get here?”
Jesus answere…

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 26, 2015

Gospel                 John 6:1-15                      

Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee.

A large crowd followed him,
because they saw the signs he was performing on the sick.
Jesus went up on the mountain,
and there he sat down with his discip…

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 19, 2015

"Woe to the Shepherds who mislead...THE FLOCK...." Jer 23

Gospel                                     Mark 6:30-34

The apostles gathered together with Jesus
and reported all they had done and taught.
He said to them,
“Come away by yourselves to a deser…

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 16, 2015

Gospel                                        Mark 6:7-13

Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two
and gave them authority over unclean spirits.
He instructed them to take nothing for the journey
but a walking stick—
no food,…

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 5, 2015

Gospel                                               Mark 6:1-6

Jesus departed from there and came to his native place, accompanied by his disciples.
When the sabbath came he began to teach in the synagogue,
and many who heard him were astonishe…

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 29, 2015

Gospel                                          Mark 5:21-43

When Jesus had crossed again in the boat
to the other side,
a large crowd gathered around him, and he stayed close to the sea.
One of the synagogue officials, named Jairus, came forward.

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 21, 2015

Gospel                                Mark 4:35-41

On that day, as evening drew on, Jesus said to his disciples:
“Let us cross to the other side.”
Leaving the crowd, they took Jesus with them in the boat just as he was.
And other boats were with him.
A v…

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