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  • Imagine God as the orchestra conductor. Now imagine each one of us playing our individual parts, that separate are nothing extraordinary but together create the most beautiful symphony ever written.

  • As yesterday was Easter we were again reminded of the “not-so-ordinary” miracle of Jesus’s resurrection. I have often wondered how even those closest to him did not initially recognize him post-resurrection. I wonder if I too would not have recognized Christ. 

  • For me, it’s always felt like “Holy Week” is a strange name for the week leading up to Easter. For Jesus, it was a week of torture, pain, denial, and betrayal ending in death.

  • Brian McLaren, in his new book “Faith after Doubt”, ends with the benediction below, and it feels like an appropriate way to begin our week Together While Apart.