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Day Twenty-Nine – One generation to another

Your faithfulness remains from one generation to another; you established the earth, and it abides.                                                  Psalm 119:90 I was impressed.  I shouldn’t be – I’ve known most of these guys since their 1st or 2nd grade when they were Cubs. 

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Day Twenty-Eight – The feast of the Transfiguration of Christ

Moses came down from Mount Sinai. As he came down from the mountain with the two tablets of the covenant in his hand, Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with

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Day Twenty-Seven – Thunder and Lightning

The clouds poured out water;  the skies thundered; * your arrows flashed to and fro; The sound of your thunder was in the whirlwind;  your lightnings lit up the world; * the earth trembled and shook.                                                             Psalm 77: 17-18 I’ve

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Day Twenty-Six – Hunger and Thirst

They were hungry and thirsty;  their spirits languished within them.                    Psalm 107: 5 I was driving a young patient down from camp on his first day along with his Dad.  AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) we call it.  They had not

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Day Twenty-Five – Well…

Make and vow.. and keep it..  and bring gifts.                                                      Psalm 76: 11 When Troop One arrived last week, I welcomed them to my third home (maybe second – New Hampshire and Philmont claim equal standing).  We all knew their itinerary

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Day Twenty-Four – Negative Jesus, Positive Points

Jesus said to the outsider (Syrophoenecian/Gentile) woman, “It is not right to take the children (of Israel)’s food and feed it to such dogs.”                                                        Mark 7:25-3 We don’t like it when Jesus is mean.  New Testament scholars consider these episodes

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Day Twenty-Three – Land Conservation

They were like men coming up with axes to a grove of trees… They set fire to your holy place… and raised it to the ground.                             Psalm 74: 5,6 Some years ago the Ranch authorities realized that letting forests go

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Day Twenty-Two – The Crew Leader

[May the King] rule your people righteously… That the mountains may bring prosperity to your people.                                          Psalm 72 I’ve hinted about him (or her) before – the Crew Leader.  The Psalmist referred to King David and his son Solomon, but

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Day Twenty-One – Trail Food

Jesus told them to sit down on the green grass…  and taking the five loaves and two fish he looked up to heaven, said a blessing and broke the bread…  They all ate and were satisfied.                                     from  Mark 6 30-46

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Day Twenty – Not required, but necessary

If you’ve not been following the story in our daily readings for Morning and Evening Prayer, King Saul and his son Jonathan, David’s bestie, have both been killed.  David is made King of Judah (the southern country centered around Jerusalem)

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