Faith Lutheran Weekly Message

 

June 18, 2024 Faith in Troubled Times

FAITH IN TROUBLED TIMES Summer is a time when we can relax and enjoy time away. Connie and I are enjoying being home for a while after a few days on Coronado Island.  Hadley’s been traveling. You might ask Charlotte and Jennifer about their trip to Puerto Rico and...

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June 10, 2024 – The Mystery of Life

The Mystery of Life June 10, 2024 How is your garden looking? I had some luck with cilantro last year by planting them from seeds rather than potted plants. Encouraged, Connie and I are trying our hand at tomatoes and cucumbers this year. Our neighbor brought over...

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May 29 – Family Dynamics

Family Dynamics May 29, 2024 I hope you had a refreshing and reflective Memorial Day Weekend. Connie and I had a great time with our family. We celebrated our son’s birthday coupling it with a baby shower for our daughter. My time with family will continue as I travel...

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April 30, 2024 – Love Letters

LOVE LETTERS In her later years my mother used to like to “downsize” her collections of memories, pictures, letters, etc. However, what would normally happen is that she would take days reading letters, viewing pictures, and in the end save them all. My daughter,...

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April 23, 2024 – The True Vine

The True Vine This Sunday we look at another of the “I am” sayings of Jesus – Jesus as the True Vine. Many people imagine God as an old man with a flowing beard, far removed from the world, looking over things from a distant heavenly throne. In this painting of...

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April 16, 2024 – The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd John Chapter 10 is such a comfort as is Psalm 23. They are often chosen for funerals to console those who mourn. I am doing a committal service for Donna Esquer, a lifelong Lutheran who lived most recently at Golden Oaks. We will be at Riverside...

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April 6, 2024 – Too Good to be True?

Too Good to be True? Have you ever experienced something that was too good to be True? The women and the disciples did. Chapter 24 Luke tells us the story of three appearances of the Risen Lord. The first is to the women who go to the tomb. They go early in the...

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Blessed Beyond a Doubt

Blessed Beyond a Doubt Are there times in life that you feel blessed? As humans we are not geared to focus on the Good Times in life. We are geared to be careful and cautious. We focus on the threats, which were especially helpful when dangers in jungles and forests...

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Holy Week – March 25, 2024

Holy Week As I write this, Holy Week has just begun. We will worship on Friday at 7 pm focused on the last Seven Words of Jesus and then celebrate the Resurrection on Sunday with Irm going all out with flowers, musicians, and choir and the fellowship team celebrating...

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