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How Does Your Garden Grow?

“This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.” (Joshua 1:8) You, my…

A Canna Lily in Your Heart

(Thank you to Brendan Armitage for writing this week’s devotion) “Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 Canna lilies are tall plants, often 8′ high, with shiny, broad tropical leaves and topped with these dramatic stems of red or orange flowers.  This time of year, they’re…

Wheat Arising Green

Traditional Sermon Lent 5 The grain of wheat falling to the earth and dying, bears fruit in our agricultural world.  What are the grains of of our lives that in dying bear fruit of grace and blessing for us? Oft times a hymn is a sermon in and of itself, with the hymn text writer…