Gabrielle Meisel (Michigan)
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[Mary] gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. - Luke 2:7 (NIV)
Every year I dread the task of putting up the Christmas tree. The decade-old fake tree is crooked — bushy on one side, bare on the other. The tinsel doesn’t quite wrap the entire tree. One strand of the pre-lit lights doesn’t work. The star on top is a gaudy...
Though I am imperfect, God’s love for me isn’t.
To accept imperfection in myself and others
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Our resolve must be different. My prayer is that we have finally reached a tipping point. My hope is that when the protests fade and the marches slow that our will as a church to truly eradicate the scourge of racism won’t dissipate but grows even stronger.”
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