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Get Ready for New Beginnings

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By Brenda Rivas, Communications Manager


“The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud. Somebody who may not look like you. May not call God the same name you call God... But be a blessing to somebody.”  —Maya Angelou

As the end of the year approaches, we get ready for Christmas and to welcome a new year. From an early age I thought the fact that Christmas and New Years are so close together always made sense. For me, it is more than just about celebrating the birth of Christ and having the chance to embrace the promise of a new year. It is about more than mere resolutions. It is about the chance of getting a fresh start and finding new ways of seeing Christ in our everyday lives. It is about opening ourselves up to the love and grace Christ shares with us through others. About taking another step towards living in His example to love each other, to give a little bit of grace and forgiveness to ourselves and everyone else, and t…

Getting Ready for Something More- Peace on Earth

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By Rev. Rob Corum, Director of Prison Ministries for the Nebraska Synod

Getting Ready

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By Rev. Steve Meysing, Assistant to the Bishop


Get Ready!

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By Bishop Brian Maas