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April 2016

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    As he came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.  – Luke 19:41-42           Today my thoughts are wrapped up in preparations for this most sacred time of the […]

February 2015

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  “Then those who are righteous will reply to him, ‘Lord, when did we see you…?”       … “Then the king will reply to them, “I assure you that when you have done it for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you have done it for me.”    – Matthew 25:37, […]

Reflections from a Service of Remembrance

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A Reflection offered at Philip Funeral Home’s Service of Remembrance, December 7th, 2014. Rev. Eric Kirkegaard pastor of Peace United Church of Christ Kewaskum, Wisconsin John 1:1-5 (NRSV) 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 […]

December 2014 – January 2015

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      “Therefore, the Lord will give you a sign. The young woman is pregnant and is about to give birth to a son, and she will name him Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14-15           It’s a familiar prophecy, echoed in Matthew’s Gospel with “young woman” being translated as “virgin.” Part of our story of faith from its […]

November 2014

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  “You are the light of the world! But if that light is under a bushel, Brr, it’s lost something kind of crucial. You got to stay bright to be the light of the world”from the musical Godspell paraphrasing Matthew 5:14-16           I recently was screwing new LED fixtures into our almost finished “master” bathroom […]