Author: StJohn

BURNOUT

“I have had enough” 1 Kings 19 v 4 In our reading tonight, we see Elijah struggling to deal with burnout. Burnout happens when we are overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to keep up with life’s incessant demands. It is no respecter of persons and can be experienced by people from all walks of life,

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MEDITATION

Rev Janice Aiton BUTTERFLY EFFECT  He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.  But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the

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PHILIP AND THE ETHOPIAN

Rev Janice Aiton BREAKING NEW BOUNDARIES In the quiet read the passage and see what speaks to you ACTS 8: 26-40 Philip and the Ethiopian Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” So, he started out, and on his way, he met an

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MEDITATION

‘Look at my hands and feet. It is I myself. Touch me and see: a ghost does not have flesh and bones as you see I have.’ Look at my hands and feet-why does the risen Lord still bear the marks of his wounds? What are we to make of these wounds? Why does Jesus show

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Holy Week Meditation

Rev Janice Aiton We talk of dying of thirst, but I doubt any of us have really been in that situation. We may have felt thirsty and needed our thirst quenched, but in our reading, Jesus is literally dying of thirst. JOHN 19:28-30 “Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would

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