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Lent 2 B: Drawn Near by Our Pain

The Readings for the Second Sunday of Lent are… Old Testament      Genesis 17:1–7, 15–16 Psalm                    Psalm 22:23–31 New Testament     Romans 4:13–25 Gospel                   Mark 8:31–38 or Mark 9:2–9 Early morning, the spring before last, I looked out … Continue reading

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Panic Is Not Pretty

Bilbo is the name of our gentle giant livestock guardian dog. His job is to defend the flock from the constant threat of coyotes and wandering dogs who go feral when they happen to get in with sheep. Bilbo’s bark … Continue reading

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Bilbo is Frodo’s New Apprentice

             Bilbo is a Pyrenees puppy—only 6 weeks old. That’s too young, I know, for an ordinary pup to leave its litter and come to a new home. But Bilbo comes to Heatherhope this early to start important bonding with Frodo, … Continue reading

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Mister Frodo Sir

Frodo is gentle of soul and strong of will. Frodo is fearless in fending off threats to those he is bound to defend. The Frodo I am speaking of is our Great Pyrenees guard dog. He was so unimaginably cute … Continue reading

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