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The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes

Sally Haynes: Swimming with Jellyfish

Isaiah 43:1-7; Luke 3:15-17,21-22

Baptism of the Lord - Year C

January 13, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Sally Haynes (UMC)

 

I still remember the exhilaration I felt, skittering over the surface of the Pamlico Sound on a small sailboat. The sun was shining, and all was well with the world in that way that seems to happen magically when you're on a boat.

It was the summer after my senior year of high school, and I was working with a Christian outreach ministry with other college students on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It was my day off from my paid work of cleaning bathhouses, so I wandered over to the small sailboat franchise we also helped run. There wasn't a paying customer in sight, so the two guys working it decided it would be okay if we took a boat out onto the water. It might even drum up some business for someone to see our sail out on the waters of the Sound.

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The Rev. John Gunn

Spiritual Well Being

The Rev. John Gunn (other)

Horace the Latin poet once said, "Man is never watchful enough against the dangers that threaten him every hour." In this episode of Be Still and Know, columnist John R. Gunn states that this is especially true with reference to moral and spiritual dangers.

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