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Psalm 23: a Song of Strength & Courage

  Deborah Beach Giordano © May 8, 2017 Psalm 23 ~ New King James Translation The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures: He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my … Continue reading

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Peace?

Deborah Beach Giordano © April 24, 2017 John 20:19-31 ~ interpreted by Deborah The evening of the day that Mary Magdalene saw the Risen Lord, the disciples were huddled together with the doors locked, afraid of being found out — and … Continue reading

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The Alarm

Deborah Beach Giordano © August 3, 2012 Awakened at 1:21 a.m. (so much for that “early to bed” business) a late-returning neighbor has set off his car alarm; through the open window the rattle of keys muffled curses, oh damn, … Continue reading

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A Counter Cultural Prayer

Deborah Beach Giordano © July 31, 2012 I need help, God, violence is all around me; jostling crowds and traffic jams, pushing and shoving and swearing, raving and ranting and road rage, slams and slurs and blame; trampling my spirit, … Continue reading

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For Those Who Wait ~ Military families and friends

inspired by Psalm 38 Deborah Beach Giordano Memorial Day © May 30, 2012 O God, turn aside the anger, do not let violence destroy me. Already spears have pierced my heart and fear overshadows my soul; I am weak with … Continue reading

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