Category Archives: Reflections

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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Be Prepared!

Deborah Beach Giordano © December 17, 2018 Luke 3:7-18 ~told by Deborah John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, “You nest of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Don’t … Continue reading

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A Cause for Celebration

Deborah Beach Giordano © December 10, 2018 Luke 1:67-80 ~ told by Deborah After the baby John was born, his father Zachariah was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied:  “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, who has visited … Continue reading

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