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My Fourth #PrayerofChristmas

Let someone else’s testimony of morning joy, of renewed hope, of peace that passes all understanding, saturate their very souls so that they can know that difficult circumstances are not the end of their story. Continue reading

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My Third #PrayerofChristmas

Gracious God, Thank You for Your grace that sustains us and is sufficient for us. Thank You for not leaving us to our own devices but instead showing us again and again Your love for us. We recognize that it … Continue reading

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My First #PrayerofChristmas

Gracious and Loving God, On this first day of Christmas, we give You thanks and praise for the birth of Jesus– Immanuel! Thank You for being with us! Thank You for coming into this world, a refugee born in a … Continue reading

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Not So Easily Broken: A Week On the Breaking Plantation

There’s something especially cruel, horrific even, about a breaking plantation…as if slavery itself wasn’t cruel enough. You see, breaking plantations are where they sent the slaves who kept trying to run away. On the grounds of this one where I’ve … Continue reading

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Please Stop Silencing Me or A Tale of Two Women Victims

I had planned to post about today being a bonus day on the calendar—February 29th, Leap Day! I’m more excited about it this year than I remember being before. An extra day, extra time to get things done. My prayers have … Continue reading

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Joy Comes

This is a reflection I wrote several years ago. Today, as I think about the loss of beloved family members and friends as well as the many challenges, I am comforted by the promise of joy coming in the morning. “Sing … Continue reading

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Stay on the Wheel

Stay on the Wheel By Rev. Leslie Copeland-Tune Jeremiah 18:1-11 I wrote this reflection in 2010. I decided to share it today, At the Altar, as I remember that God is not through with me yet. I hope it will … Continue reading

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