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  •               As I sit here in my comfortable home, I ponder the activities of the days leading up to Christ’s resurrection. I compose this on Maundy Thursday. Tonight, our church joins with a sister church to partake of a Seder meal.              …
    April 21, 2017
  •  Peter, John, and Mary Magdalene   Peter and John–Their Experience               John and I saw Mary Magdalene as she ran toward us. I wondered why she hurried so.              …
    April 14, 2017
  •   John 18:28-19:16   I looked out onto the street, I saw a mob of people heading to my palace. “Oh, no. Here comes a crowd of soldiers with that man Jesus. A lot of the Jews follow Him.”   They could not enter my palace; if they did the Jewish Law would say they were unclean. Then…
    April 7, 2017
  •  Jesus’ Priestly Prayer   Jesus Prays for Himself John 17:1-5                         We see here a very intimate time between our Lord and His Father. Barclay states this…
    March 31, 2017
  •     Lately, I have been thinking about the changes in our lives. Here are some of my thoughts.                                   The disciples faced a major change in their lives. Their Master…
    March 24, 2017
  •   Read Luke 2             Have you considered what Mary thought about when the angel Gabriel comes to her and told her of God’s plan? Or have you ever wondered what Mary thought about during Jesus’ life. Let’s look at each recorded scene in…
    March 17, 2017
  •                 We often wonder how we come to celebrate Lent, a time of preparation for the commemoration of the resurrection of our Lord.   Why 40 Days?             “The…
    March 10, 2017
  •               I worship in a faith-community that observes the season of Lent. This past Wednesday, we held Ash Wednesday service. We had, as our guests, congregants from a sister church and their newly-appointed pastor.              …
    March 3, 2017
  •  The Love of Jesus Strengths Us   “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecutions or famines or nakedness or danger or swords? As it is written:                        …
    February 24, 2017
  •   “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” Deut. 6:4-5 (NIV)   “And the second is like it; ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two…
    February 17, 2017
  •                    “And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the Lord with all your heart and with all your soul, and to observe the Lord’s…
    February 10, 2017
  •   Recently, I had an experience that will remain with me forever. Here's how the story went:                  “We’ve got to go the Emergency Room.” My husband, Jim greeted me with these words.  I looked at the…
    February 3, 2017
  • God’s Refreshing   For the Weary   “This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel says: “When I bring them back from captivity, the land of Judah and its towns will once again use these words ‘The lord bless you, O righteous dwelling, O sacred mountain. ’I will…
    January 27, 2017
  •   Rest for the Land   “The Lord said to Moses on Mount Sinai, ‘Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you enter the land I am giving you, the land itself must observe a Sabbath to the LORD. For six years sow your fields, and for six year prune your vineyards and gather their…
    January 20, 2017
  •   “I will praise the Lord, who counsels me;    Even at night my heart instructs me.  I have set the Lord always before me.    Because he is always at my right hand,    I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices,/    My body also…
    January 13, 2017

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Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for over a decade..

 She has written several plays, five  of which have been performed by her church. She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

In addition to writing, she has been involved in  "Acting Up In Church", a drama ministry for which she has written, directed, and acted in short plays.

Ms. Lester also participates in two prayer groups that pray for God's guidance for needs of the church, our congregation, and our nation and world. She also serves God by being part of her church's visitation team.

She  volunteered in a faith-based non-profit ministry assisting children of incarceration and their caregivers, Grace In Action. She served Grace In Action by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

She and her husband of 48years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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