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Sermon: Compassion and Enoughness

Recently I shared the message about compassion and our enoughness at our church, First Presbyterian Church in Logan, Utah. https://firstpreslogan.com/ The passage was based on the scripture Matthew 14:13-21 (NRSVue). https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+14%3A13-21&version=NRSVUE It was an honor to share the message. If you would like to watch it please see the attached link. https://www.youtube.com/live/1OsIJyZU5ow?si=b1OjdMQ9lk9XI_2S I don’t know if I’ll …

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Looking back: 50 thoughts for my 50th birthday

Rascal Flatt’s, the country music trio sings a song titled, Life is a Highway. I agree. It makes a wonderful metaphor for life. The old adage is to not look back because you’re not going that way. While the sentiment is an attempt to inspire us to keep moving forward, I tend to disagree. I believe …

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The prayer road has potholes

I just got back from a quick walk with my dogs, the ones that smell like a skunk. We walked down the gravel road near my house. In the past I have referred to this as The Prayer Road because I have walked hundreds of miles on this road while saying my prayers. (https://missykuester.com/walking-the-prayer-road-each-morning/) Today, …

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Creating and holding space for grieving people

Recently, I shared a post about my work in the funeral industry. You can read that post here: https://missykuester.com/a-nonanxious-presence-in-a-funeral-home/. One question I often get is “What do you do at the funeral home?” I could list the actual physical things such as greeting visitors, restocking the snacks and drinks, moving flowers, driving the hearse, driving the …

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