Category Archives: Reflections

I Am… the Walrus?

Deborah Beach Giordano © June 3, 2019 John 17:20-26 Jesus prayed, “Father, I ask not only for these disciples, but also for those who believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as You, Father, … Continue reading

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By the Pool called Bethesda – a soldier’s story

Deborah Beach Giordano © May 26, 2019 John 5:1-9 ~ told by Deborah It was near the time of a Jewish holiday, and Jesus went to Jerusalem for the celebration.  Next to the Sheep Gate to Jerusalem there is a … Continue reading

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It’s Perfectly Simple

Deborah Beach Giordano © February 27, 2019 Luke 6:27-31 Jesus said,   Love your enemies. Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who revile you. If someone strikes you on the cheek, … Continue reading

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Everyone Who Was There

Deborah Beach Giordano © February 18, 2019 Luke 6:17-19  ~ as told by Deborah Jesus and his apostles came down from the mountain where He went to pray, and into the midst of a horde of humanity; there were fishermen and farmers, … Continue reading

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A Joyful Celebration

Deborah Beach Giordano © January 21, 2019 John 2:1-11 ~told by Deborah On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and Jesus’ mother was there, along with Jesus and his disciples. When the wine ran out, his … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

Deborah Beach Giordano © January 14, 2019 Revelation 21:1-6a And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, descending from heaven from God, as lovely as a bride on her wedding day.  And I heard a shout from the Throne, … Continue reading

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For those who find this Season difficult

You are understood. Your pain is unique, the causes personal and particular, yet the sense of abandonment and grief, of artifice and emptiness is shared: a widely-kept secret in a vast community of the silent. Continue reading

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