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Full Circle

     Three years ago today Churchyard Chick began her zig-zag journey, not knowing where it would take her.  Because she often leaves the coop without a map, she sometimes becomes hopelessly lost on side roads and pig paths.  However, she … Continue reading

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Monday’s Cross

On Easter Sunday, this was the cross I saw: The very next day, the cross looked like this: Wow!  What a downer, right?  The cross, stripped of its glorious Easter finery?  Just standing there . . . bare . . … Continue reading

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Monday Musings

Today is April Fools Day.  Perhaps that is why the following question keeps coming to mind:  Where did Jesus get his Easter clothes? Only a foolish person would focus on such a trivial detail in light of the miraculous, glorious, … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Silence

On Saturday the chief priests and Pharisees were worried.  They went to Pilate for help in securing Jesus’ tomb, and he accommodated them.  They went to the tomb, put a seal on it, and posted Roman soldiers to guard it.  … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday

“What does ‘maundy’ mean?”  I had asked in years past. “Holy” was the answer, and that was as far as I had ever investigated until recently.  I don’t know why I had never looked it up for myself.  Shame on … Continue reading

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WWJDW?

What was Jesus doing Wednesday? We don’t know. The scriptures are silent about this day in the middle of Holy Week.   I wonder . . . Did Jesus visit with his family? Did he spend some time with his mother?  … Continue reading

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What an Epiphany!

Fifteen years ago today, my father “went home to be with the Lord,” as they say. Only much later did it register with me that it was Epiphany. I thought, “How neat!” He had the greatest revelation of all, seeing … Continue reading

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God Bless Teachers

This is not original with me.  I don’t know the source, but as a high school English teacher, it has always resonated with me.  I am passing it along (in the same format as my hard copy) in honor of all teachers.  Happy … Continue reading

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Multiple Hearts

“Come here!” the student shouted. “What is it?” his friend asked, a bit impatiently, as he was working on his own project in the Spirit Studies Lab that day. “Multiple hearts in this one!” “I’ve never noticed that before.  Let … Continue reading

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Status Update

In the interest of full disclosure, Churchyard Chick wishes to inform her readers that she is no longer technically “free range” in the literal, physical sense, as she has found a new coop to call “home.”  A new “church home” has been … Continue reading

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