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by Joe Parrish
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

A reflection for December 8, 2019, "Hot, Hot, Hot", based on Matthew 3:1-12 for 2 Advent (A), is the first one at http://sjnj.com

John the Baptist asks for repentance and declares that a greater one than he is coming to baptize with the Holy Spirit and a fire that never ends.
by Joe Parrish
Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

A reflection for December 1, 2019, "Uh, oh", based on Matthew 24:36-44 for 1 Advent (A) is the first one at sjnj.com.

Christ calls us to be ready.
by Joe Parrish
Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

A reflection for November 24, 2019, "Some last words" based on Luke 23 33-43 for Proper 29 (C), Christ the King, is the first one at http://sjnj.com Only Christ keeps his calmness at his death, offering forgiveness for all who do not know what they are doing, and giving a free transit with him to Pa...
by Joe Parrish
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Answered prayers
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

Answered prayers

Doreen weathered her defibrillator implant surgery well and is home.
Thanks be to God, and thanks for all the prayers for her.
by Joe Parrish
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Please pray for Doreen
Replies: 7
Views: 316

Please pray for Doreen

Doreen weathered her implant surgery well and is now back home.
Thanks be to God, and thanks for all the prayers for her.
by Joe Parrish
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Please pray for Doreen
Replies: 7
Views: 316

Please pray for Doreen

Doreen is in surgery at the moment for getting a defibrillator.
Please pray for her smooth recovery.
Thank you.
by Joe Parrish
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

"Our heart, and kidneys: is now, forever?" is a partially revised reflection for November 17, 2019, the first one at http://sjnj.com and is based on Luke 21:5-19 for Proper 28 (C). Life is often shorter than we think. Confidence--in knowing when the end will be--is misplaced, as only God knows. Chri...
by Joe Parrish
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

"Is now, forever?" is a reflection for November 17, 2019, the first one at http://sjnj.com and is based on Luke 21:5-19 for Proper 28 (C). Confidence in knowing when the end will be is misplaced, as only God knows. Christ told us to be prepared, to be ready. For it is when we take our lives as gifts...
by Joe Parrish
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

"One love”, a reflection on Proper 27 (C) for November 10, 2019, based on Luke 20:27-38, the first one at http://sjnj.com Weddings are formed for this life only, but in many ways they reflect how we evaluate life in general, and what we value, and what we take as ultimate concerns. If Christ is on t...
by Joe Parrish
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

Another version of How Firm a Foundation:

by Joe Parrish
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Answered prayers
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

Answered prayers

Bishop Chip was fit enough to show up for the Diocesan Golf Tourney raising funds for our cathedral. God be praised.
by Joe Parrish
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

"How firm a foundation"

by Joe Parrish
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Answered prayers
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

Answered prayers

God be praised as Rev. Joel was back at church yesterday. Many had prayed for his healing. This is a first step on the way to a more fully found process as we look for new kidneys for him.
by Joe Parrish
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Answered prayers
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

Answered prayers

Joe Parrish wrote: ↑Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:37 am Please pray for Doreen who has suffered a minor stoke and is seeking diagnosis of causative factors. Thanks." Wednesday, October 30, 2019: Miraculously, all symptoms of Doreen's stroke disappeared; she is being treated for a complication that was respons...
by Joe Parrish
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Parliament Again
Replies: 18
Views: 2109

Parliament Again

:praying: Continuing in prayer for the best solution to come forth. "Let not the hope of the poor be taken away." :praying:
by Joe Parrish
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Light a candle
Replies: 4996
Views: 1029256

Light a candle

Please pray for Doreen who has suffered a minor stoke and is seeking diagnosis of causative factors. Thanks. Miraculously, all symptoms of Doreen's stroke disappeared; she is being treated for a complication that was responsible, a slow heart rate and may need a pacemaker. Prayers for this fix to b...
by Joe Parrish
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Light a candle
Replies: 4996
Views: 1029256

Light a candle

Please pray for Doreen who has suffered a minor stoke and is seeking diagnosis of causative factors.
Thanks.
by Joe Parrish
Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Light a candle
Replies: 4996
Views: 1029256

Light a candle

Please remember in prayer my sermon helper, Rev. Dick, recovering from adhesion surgery, and my friend Rev. Joel who needs two kidneys, and my Bishop, Chip, recovering from three cardiac stints. Thanks very much.
by Joe Parrish
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

"Did we get Jesus' twist?”, a reflection on Proper 25 (C) for October 27, 2019, based on Luke 18:9-14, the first one at http://sjnj.com

Jesus’ proclamation is that we only find favor in God’s sight by being humble before God.
by Joe Parrish
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Parliament Again
Replies: 18
Views: 2109

Parliament Again

:praying: Still praying for wisdom to resurface :praying:
by Joe Parrish
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Burglary at our Church
Replies: 9
Views: 1657

Burglary at our Church

Metal 'repurposing' by those who feel they can just pull anything off anything is a problem in parts of the urban US since there are often companies who will buy metals; thus all our drainpipes were torn off, and we replaced them with PVC pipe, which apparently cannot be turned into drug money. Howe...
by Joe Parrish
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Parliament Again
Replies: 18
Views: 2109

Parliament Again

:praying: Praying for wisdom for all for this very serious problem :votive2: :votive1:
by Joe Parrish
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Prayers bid for Jimmy Carter
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Prayers bid for Jimmy Carter

Former President Carter hospitalized with broken pelvis after fall
10/22/2019 11:51

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by Joe Parrish
Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

"Don't give up; keep on keeping on”, a reflection on Proper 24 (C) for October 20, 2019, based on Luke 18:1-8, the first one at http://sjnj.com The widow represents many around us who have needs beyond their reach. They often cry out to us. May we be the listening ears and open hearts to help others...
by Joe Parrish
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Blogs
Topic: Joe's blog
Replies: 268
Views: 166806

Joe's blog

"Turning back to God”, a reflection on Proper 23 (C) for October 13, 2019, based on Luke 17:11-19, the first one at http://sjnj.com Jesus saved the one who returned to thank him after being healed. Peace and blessings (Preaching and celebrating at the the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Divine, S...