Category Archives: Communion Meditations

Berry Blessed

I love berries. I have some type of berries with my cereal almost every day. It doesn’t matter what kind. I just love berries. You can imagine how pleased I was to discover berries on our property when we moved … Continue reading

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Religious Test

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has recently received some well-deserved criticism over his questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominee for deputy budget director, Russell Vought. Sanders tried to portray Vought, an evangelical Christian, as anti-Islamic because of statements he made regarding … Continue reading

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Not the Real Thing

As I was driving along the other day, something unusual caught my eye. It was a propane tank beside a house. No, there isn’t anything unusual about a propane tank near someone’s house. It was the fact that this particular … Continue reading

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Going Straight

As soon as my wife and I turned into our lane late last night we saw a skunk making its way up the driveway. We slowly followed it, our headlights illuminating the way for the little fellow. We didn’t get … Continue reading

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There’s Something About That Name

The studio commentators covering the NBA Playoffs for TNT have been using comments they receive from viewers via Twitter to spark some witty conversations. Before the Monday, May 15 Game 7 between Boston and Washington, one viewer comment started off … Continue reading

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Trouble in Paradise

Adam and Eve lived in paradise, and then they had to go and mess things up—not just for themselves, but for the whole human race. Not only did their sin get them kicked out of the Garden of Eden, it … Continue reading

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

There is a local legend about a fellow who, many years ago, was amazingly meticulous about keeping weeds out of his garden. As the story goes, he would hoe his garden early every morning and then offer boys in the … Continue reading

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While We are Waiting

During his 1960 presidential campaign, John F. Kennedy often closed his speeches with the story of Colonel Davenport, the Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives. One day in 1789, the sky of Hartford darkened ominously, and some of the … Continue reading

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No Fear!

In 100 Meditations on Hope Wayne A. Lamb writes: In the midst of a storm, a little bird was clinging to the limb of a tree, seemingly calm and unafraid. As the wind tore at the limbs of the tree, … Continue reading

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Doubting Thomas

Every time I read about the doubts of the apostle Thomas in the twentieth chapter of John’s gospel I am reminded of the fact that people named “Thomas” seem to get a raw deal. Think about it. Remember the nursery … Continue reading

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