Et Cetera

Counselor – John 1:14-18

14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 (John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, ‘This is the one I spoke about when I said, “He who comes after…

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Psalms in Summer: Exodus 1:8-2:10

Read: Exodus 1:8-2:10 : Birth of Moses and his circumstance In this passage, we see how women played significant roles surrounding the birth and growth of Moses. Were it not for the courage and compassion of these women, the story of Exodus would not be. First, the midwives, Shiphrah and Puah: they feared God and disobeyed Pharaoh’s decree,…

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Summer in the Psalms: Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28

Read Genesis 37 : What comes of his dreams?   Jacob favored Joseph the most among his sons for which Joseph was already the envy of his brothers. Subsequently Joseph had dreams of ruling over his father and brothers. This ALMOST killed him. Joseph narrowly escaped his immediate death since his brothers spared his life by…

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Summer in the Psalms: Genesis 29:15-28

Read: GENESIS 29:15-28 Here is another controversial and disturbing episode in Genesis. In this passage it’s disturbing to know that Jacob was in love with Rachel because of her appearance. This passage exemplifies the superficial nature of men, and how easily they are deceived. Laban took advantage of Jacob’s weakness to appearance of Rachel and…

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Summer in the Psalms: Genesis 25:19 – 34

READ: 23 The Lord said to her, “Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples from within you will be separated; one people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.” 24 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb. (Genesis 25:23 – 24 NIV) God of Israel is often…

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Far Out 60’s and 70’s Program 

Pre-show- Name That Tune 1. Opening Dance Along – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross 2. Squad Car 119– Barry and Dan with a cameo from Jerry (Announcer and Radio)? Triva 3. Summer Nights from the musical “Grease”- Garrett and Katie 4. Proud Mary by Tina Turner Lip Sync – Deshawn Trivia 5.…

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Daily Prompt: Passenger

We get on a subway and see other passengers. Most of the time we don’t know them and when we run into our friends, we are surprised at the chance. On some occasions we may converse with strangers. All in all, we are just passersby to one another.

Being surrounded by crowds does not seem to ease the loneliness many people feel. There needs interactions, amicable and pleasant ones to ease the pain. That’s why our organization wants to invest in our time and money to combat the disease of loneliness through music and other forms of art. We strive to build friendship with those who are institutionalized as we don’t meet them on a subway.