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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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In the Silence

In the Silence Holy God, I’m feeling very lonely. You seem so far away; distant, like a stranger hurrying past, looking at his phone, unseeing, uncaring, as I sit, weeping endless tears. Night and day I call, but the only … Continue reading

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Making Trouble

  Deborah Beach Giordano © August 15, 2016 Luke 12:49–56 ~ retold by Deborah Jesus said, “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already blazing! I have a massive project ahead of me, and I’m … Continue reading

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Shall We Dance?

Shall We Dance? I don’t know if I can dance right now in the middle of our mourning; I don’t know if I can stand: my legs are too weak and my heart is too heavy; I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Pentecost and Beyond

To read this Reflection on line (along with other reflections, prayers, and ponderings), go to http://www.inklingscommunity.org Deborah Beach Giordano © May 16, 2016 Acts 2:1–18 ~ as retold by Deborah On Pentecost the disciples were gathered together in an upper room. Suddenly a … Continue reading

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A prayer of protection

a retelling of Psalm 27 by Deborah Beach Giordano © September 5, 2013 God is on my side, I am safe. The Beloved will not let my fears overcome me. When terrors arise to consume my thoughts and haunt my … Continue reading

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God’s Protection

Inspired by Psalm 27 Deborah Beach Giordano © May 11, 2013 The Beloved is my guide and my life so there is no one to fear. The Beloved is my shelter from every storm and danger so nothing can frighten … Continue reading

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