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About inklingscommunity

I am a struggling Christian, committed pacifist, near-obsessive recycler, incurable animal lover, inveterate tree-hugger; a nature mystic, a socialized introvert, an advocate for the vulnerable, an opponent of exploiters.

Using the “Mute” Button

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 9, 2018 Mark 6:1-6 ~ told by Deborah After healing the woman who had been ill for twelve years and restoring the little girl to life, Jesus returned to his hometown, along with his disciples. On … Continue reading

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Twelve Years of Suffering Ended: the story of the Woman with an Issue of Blood

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 2, 2018 Mark 5:21-43 ~ told by Deborah When Jesus returned from the other side of the lake, a huge crowd gathered around him as soon as his feet touched the shore. Jarius, one of the … Continue reading

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Trials and Tribulations – Job confronts God

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 25, 2018 The Book of Job 38:1-11 ~ told by Deborah Then God answered Job from out of the storm: “Who is sowing confusion with a lot of ignorant chatter? “Stand up straight, pull up your … Continue reading

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Father Joseph

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 18, 2018 Mark 3:20-35 ~ told by Deborah Wherever Jesus went, crowds followed him; he and his disciples couldn’t even sit down for a meal without being mobbed. When Jesus’ family heard what was going on, … Continue reading

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Seeds and Weeds and Harvests

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 11, 2018 Matthew 13:24–30 ~ as told by Deborah Jesus told them another parable:  The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, … Continue reading

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A Wow! Experience

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 4, 2018 Isaiah 6:1-8 ~ as told by Deborah It was the year that King Uzziah died when I saw the Lord enthroned in the heights; resplendent, glorious, beyond describing; filling the sky, the hem of … Continue reading

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The Ethiopian Eunuch

Deborah Beach Giordano © April 30, 2018 Acts 8:26-40 ~ told by Deborah When Philip returned to Jerusalem after preaching and healing in Samaria, an angel told him, “Don’t get settled; go, take the road from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This way … Continue reading

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