Browsing Tag: Presbyterian

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Church

 For those of us who choose to worship in small churches, at least those in southwest Georgia, our responsibilities are clearly defined. There are so few of us, we all have to do most everything.  Like – everything.     At Elmodel Presbyterian, at the corner of Georgia Highway 37 and Jericho Road, each woman […]

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Shakespeare and the Blues

When I was teaching high school English literature, I tried to make the pieces we were studying together relevant – especially Shakespeare.   A quick rundown of the plot of “Romeo and Juliet”: an impetuous teenage boy falls in love with a teenage girl at a masquerade ball.  It is only after they have fallen […]

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Space-Time Continuum

Sunday brings with it the promise of a fresh start, an opportunity for change, a new way forward. Sunday’s place on the calendar is consistent. For centuries, it has come once every six days and follows Saturday. No surprises. Sunday, unlike the other six days of the week, is rumored to be a day of […]

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Sacred Space

Everyone has a sacred space. A place that allows time for quiet and adjustment, a reset, a place to listen for God.  It’s a deeply personal space and can be found almost anywhere: a bedroom, broom closet, inside the car on a morning commute.  Some can even create space in their own minds, no matter […]