Israel made a bull-calf at Horeb and worshipped a molten image; and so they exchanged their Glory for an image of an ox that feeds on grass. — Psalm 106:19-20. Imagine exchanging your relationship with God for an image of an ox. You say, I might say, “No way, would I ever do something like…

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We are beginning to wonder whether our power to change the face of nature should not have been tempered with wisdom for our own good, and with greater sense of responsibility for the welfare of generations to come. — Rachel Carson. This morning’s papers were full of warnings and terrible news about COVID. Scientists fear that…

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As the Covid numbers increase we are all getting nervous. We are also getting anxious about the vaccine, wondering when will it be available and how do I get one. It is enough to work oneself into a state. The truth is like the famous Doris Day song’s lyrics, What will be, will be. Suzy’s grandmother…

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Search for the Lord and his strength…. — Psalm 105:4. I have been thinking about fresh starts lately. When you reach my age people don’t often think about fresh starts, but in reality they can occur anytime. I know that there is really no such thing as a “fresh start,” our past, our health, our mistakes…

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But no one can tame the tongue — a restless evil, full of deadly poison. — James 3:8. I am sure I’ve commented on James’s words before, so if I repeat myself somewhat I apologize. I note that James doesn’t exempt anyone, he says, “No one can tame the tongue.” That makes me feel better for…

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