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The Rev. Talitha Arnold

Talitha Arnold: "Longing for Cucumbers"

Numbers 11:4-15

19th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

September 30, 2018

The Rev. Talitha Arnold (UCC)


The Israelites cried out to Moses, "We remember the fish we had in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic." 

There are a lot of foods I like - lemon meringue pie, enchiladas, blueberry muffins. There are even some foods I crave - like chocolate in any form. But cucumbers, leeks and onions? They're not at the top of my list. In fact, they're not even onthe list.

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The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin

Leaving Home

John 18:33-37

Reign of Christ/26th Sunday after Pentecost - Year B

November 25, 2012

The Rev. Dr. Tripp Martin (CBF)

As we walked through the front yard up to the three familiar brick steps that led up to the front door of the house, I always tried to peek into the sunroom to see if I could catch a glimpse of my grandfather sitting at his desk.  It was where he spent most of his time.  We would then knock on the door and wait, for it takes a while to answer the door when you are over ninety years old; but as soon as the door opened, I knew exactly what my great grandfather was going to say.  "Are the boys from Richmond County finally here?"  We had driven all the way from Augusta, Georgia, to Atlanta, just a little over two hours away; but he always made it sound like we had driven from the other side of the country.

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