Category Archives: CEB

On Tax Day

Today is Tax Day in the USA.  Income taxes are due for most of the country for 2011.  The first quarter of estimated taxes were due today as well. Fun subject, huh? Rose and I worked ahead of schedule and our forms were done in February.  Our refunds have already returned to us, so this …

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Hebrews 13

The New Testament scripture assigned in Common Prayer today was Hebrews 13:1-16.  I am meditating on several of those verses for the day, though the whole reading is worthy of reflection: 1 Keep loving each other like family. 2 Don’t neglect to open up your homes to guests, because by doing this some have been hosts to …

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Lent 1 Scripture Slides

The Common English Bible – 1st Sunday in Lent View more PowerPoint from Common English Bible

The word is close…

The prayer today from Taize includes two great readings from the scriptures.  I have chosen to meditate on these for the day.  They should keep me busy: Deuteronomy 30:11-14 11 This commandment that I’m giving you right now is definitely not too difficult for you. It isn’t unreachable.12 It isn’t up in heaven somewhere so that you …

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Blessed…

Today in Common Prayer, the first scripture reading was Genesis 22:1-18, the story of the Binding of Isaac. The last verses of that passage  are always a reminder- 15 The LORD’s messenger called out to Abraham from heaven a second time 16 and said, “I give my word as the LORD that because you did this and didn’t …

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Love interrupts

Irish rock star Bono has said, “Grace defies reason and logic. Love interrupts, if you like, the consequences of your actions, which in my case is very good news indeed, because I’ve done a lot of stupid stuff.” Today’s New Testament reading in Common Prayer is Paul’s prayer for the Ephesians.  The first part of …

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