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Always Being Made New

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

 

Always Being Made New" -- those words have been posted, pasted, printed, painted, and proclaimed as we in the ELCA are celebrating our 25th Anniversary.  

Obviously, 25 years is an eyeblink (or less) when you think about the vast expanse of time and space granted and guided by God.  But, hey, 25 years is what we have experienced as the ELCA, and we are celebrating!  We believe that God in Christ brought us together, sent us out in mission, called us to boldly advocate in matters of justice, and meet human suffering and sorrow whether at the hands of sin or at the edge of natural disasters.  We have never stopped changing it seems. 

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Kyrie Eleison

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

I began my day like all others.  On my screened-in porch, well before dawn, strong cup of coffee in hand.  Nomatter what time the sun rises, I enjoy getting up an hour before it does.  During that time I give thanks for everything given so that I have the privilege to awaken to face another day.  I take time to orient myself as much as I can so that I am standing "at the cross".  I seek to be willing to face human suffering (including my own) and proclaim hope in Christ and the peace the passes all understanding.  

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February 07, 2012

How do you wish to be healed?

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

Deep healing transforms us. Although we may be broken and wounded daily, our yearning for healing opens the possibility for radically new relationships with others.
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January 11, 2012

Prayer: A mysterious essential

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

How do you pray? When do you pray? How does your prayer life affect your leadership? How do you encourage your flock to pray?
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December 27, 2011

Got Drama?

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

What can we learn from the Holy Family about the way things work?
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December 23, 2011

Last Minute Opportunity

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

Will today's last minute challenges become last minute opportunities?
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November 29, 2011

Why do we do this?

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

Have you noticed that Advent is countercultural? Why do we do this, anyway?
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November 11, 2011

Encourage One Another

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

It is time! Whatever is stirring, whatever is about to be born, we don't need to be in labor in isolation.
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September 26, 2011

Finding our direction

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

I find it. I lose it. I seek it. I find it. (again, and again and again!)
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September 07, 2011

The Binding Force of Grudges

Pamela Czarnota (ELCA)

How does the process of forgiveness unfold? What gets in the way of the process? When does an inability to forgive sprout from our choice to hold a grudge? The more we hang on to a grudge the more it holds on to us and everything we do, think or say.