In a World of Tough Choices

We get confused sometimes by the options.
The choices before us can seem equally wrong.

You ask us to do something outlandish, which is your way, but this time…
This time it’s out of character.

You ask us to act,
But it goes against every atom in our body.

You ask us to act,
And it goes against everything we know about you.

Open our minds, our hearts, & our being,
That we have the strength to discern the right path in a world of hurting people and difficult choices. Amen.


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Tim is a runner, a hiker, a devoted husband, a father of two adult children, and their spouses, and a grandfather of four perfect children. A former early childhood educator, Tim is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He has served as pastor of both Disciples and United Church of Christ congregations. As we enter what we hope is the final phase of the pandemic, Tim is beginning a journey of rediscovering himself and discerning next steps. He writes from his home in Albany, Oregon and wherever the Spirit lures him.

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