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En Gedi

En Gedi is the largest oasis along the western shore of the Dead Sea, a place of freshwater springs in the middle of the desert next to the Dead Sea. The springs are called “the spring of the … more

The Shining Light Invitation Of Epiphany

Jesus was born at Bethlehem in Judaea, in the days of King Herod. And thereupon certain wise men came out of the East to Jerusalem. Matthew 2:1 Lift up thine eyes and look about thee…, sons … more

Goal

1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”  Dear Beloved Community, When I was a teenager and going through what I perceived as a cataclysmic event, … more

Goal

1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”  Dear Beloved Community, When I was a teenager and going through what I perceived as a cataclysmic event, … more

Hope and Blessings in 2023

“Happy New Year!” is the greeting we exchange around this time. When I was growing up in Korea, we used to say, “Many blessings to you on this new year!” This movable New … more

The Perfect Gift

It is that time of year again when the bells are ringing throughout the land. Last minute shoppers are scurrying about to find the “perfect” gift for their loved ones. There is baking, … more

Thank You

A thirteenth century German mystic, Meister Eckhart, is famous for saying: “If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is ‘thank you’ it will be enough.” This past … more

Binding Love

Dear Beloved Community, I’m a big fan of pirates...no, not the baseball team, but rather the romanticized version of those rogues of the sea. The ones that say ‘Aye, Matey’ with … more

Fall

Anyone who has lived in this area for an extended period of time knows that the seasons and the weather changes and at times it seems to do so very quickly. We all seem to have a … more

Fruits and Vegetables

The Bible has many references to fruit: “bearing fruit,” the “fruit of the vine,” the “fruits of labor,” and usually, we see that “fruit” is used to … more

Friendship

George Eliot wrote, “No soul is a desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence.” To have a friend is, in a sense, to acknowledge that I am … more

Be a “Net Mender”

In Matthew 4:21-22 we learn that Zebedee was “net mender.” Here is what it says: “Going on from there He (Jesus) saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his … more
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