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  • annerobertson2's blog | Anne Robertson
    Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog Tue 09 15 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Preaching the Gospel Mark 1 14 16 Now after John was arrested Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the good news of God and saying The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God has come near repent and believe in the good news Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Tue 09 01 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 The Common Ones Luke 12 6 Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies And yet not one of them is forgotten by God Most of us in service professions get overwhelmed at times The needs are so great and the resources so small and often the smallest resource of all feels like our own time and energy Even if you re not doing anything in particular at the moment there is a constant weight of what is needed and what remains undone The work of service knows no time clock Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Mon 08 24 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Honesty in Prayer Psalm 137 9 Happy shall they be who take your little ones and dash them against the rock Understandably this verse is a problem for a lot of people I have heard it cited as one reason that people want nothing to do with the Bible I have also heard of it being used literally to justify infanticide I want to explain why I m glad it s in the Bible Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 08 09 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 God With Fur On John 14 18 I will not leave you as orphans I will come to you On Friday the day I had been dreading finally came When Ruckus my dog cried out for a minute or more in a painful spasm I knew the cancer had spread to his bones and that it was time to keep my promise to my faithful friend not to let him suffer When I called the vet I discovered they were closing in 20 minutes There was no time to think or to call anyone to go with me we just went And then it was done Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 07 19 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Save the Frogs Isaiah 55 8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways my ways says the Lord Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Thu 07 16 2009 20 21 annerobertson2 Thinking Backwards I haven t been to see Mother in ages The dog is dying and I can t leave him more than three hours at a time and a visit takes 7 8 Work has been over the top with our bicentennial celebrations and it s my busy

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  • annerobertson2's blog | Anne Robertson
    s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog Sun 03 15 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Shut Out It s been quite awhile since I ve posted but not for want of activity Things have been over the top in issues surrounding Mother s care but they have been issues with another family member so I am not at liberty to write about them in a public blog At such a time I hope that Mother is as unaware as she seems She was always so precise and organized especially on financial matters that she would have a cow if she understood In any case I will only say that I am now the guardian of her estate We ll leave it there Tags Alzheimer s Mondays With Mother Read more Sun 03 08 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Church in the Cross Hairs Luke 13 10 13 Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight When Jesus saw her he called her over and said Woman you are set free from your ailment When he laid his hands on her immediately she stood up straight and began praising God Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 02 22 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Undeserving Neighbors Romans 5 8 But God proves his love for us in that while we still were sinners Christ died for us Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 02 01 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Groundhog Day Ecclesiastes 3 1 To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 01 25 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Swords and Plowshares Isaiah 2 4 They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks Joel 3 10 Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 01 18 2009 07 00 annerobertson2 Heroes Philippians 2 4 Let each of you look not to your own interests but to the interests of

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  • annerobertson2's blog | Anne Robertson
    God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog Sun 12 14 2008 07 00 annerobertson2 Bailouts Matthew 1 21 She will bear a son and you are to name him Jesus for he will save his people from their sins It s almost Christmas and we re in the midst of economic crisis When it s Christmas time and banks are failing when Congress is trying to decide if US automakers deserve a bailout this season gives us stories to ponder Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 12 07 2008 07 00 annerobertson2 The Fair Balance 2 Corinthians 8 13 14a I do not mean that there should be relief for others and pressure on you but it is a question of a fair balance between your present abundance and their need Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Sun 11 30 2008 07 00 annerobertson2 The Blazing Christ Revelation 1 13 16 I saw one like the Son of Man clothed with a long robe and with a golden sash across his chest His head and his hair were white as white wool white as snow his eyes were like a flame of fire his feet were like burnished bronze refined as in a furnace and his voice was like the sound of many waters In his right hand he held seven stars and from his mouth came a sharp two edged sword and his face was like the sun shining with full force Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Tue 11 25 2008 07 00 annerobertson2 Blessing or a Curse Luke 6 21 Blessed are you who are hungry now for you will be filled Blessed are you who weep now for you will laugh Tags SpiritWalkers Read more Mon 11 24 2008 07 00 annerobertson2 Thanksgiving 2008 Okay so she looks ornery Like you don t want to be slow with her turkey But unlike so many Alzheimer s sufferers she has never had that mean streak take over Although you can t tell that from this picture Tags Alzheimer s Mondays With Mother Read more Sun 11 16 2008 07 00 annerobertson2 A Special Calling Exodus 13 19 And Moses took with him the bones of Joseph who had required a solemn oath of the Israelites saying God will surely take notice of you and then you must carry my bones with you from here

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  • annerobertson2's blog | Anne Robertson
    Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog Mon 01 16 2006 07 00 annerobertson2 At Some Level It was an odd Christmas this year Since it was a Sunday both David and I had church obligations in the morning With my scheduled flight to Florida on Christmas night and Rob and Stephanie off visiting her parents I was sort of on my own So once church was done and I had gotten packed for the trip I headed up to The Birches Tags Alzheimer s Mondays With Mother Read more Sat 12 24 2005 07 00 annerobertson2 Christmas Party The Birches is great about having parties and this Christmas brought the second time we had the opportunity to feast with Mother at their holiday party No political correctness there the carols came from the piano whether they were sacred or secular the egg nog and wine flowed and the food both hot and cold was superb Tags Alzheimer s Mondays With Mother Read more Thu 12 01 2005 07 00 annerobertson2 It s Been a Year It s been a year It was the Monday after Thanksgiving in 2004 that Mother went to live at The Birches It s hard to believe a whole year has passed It s also hard to believe it hasn t been 20 years Time has little meaning in the fog There are fewer and fewer reference points Tags Alzheimer s Mondays With Mother Read more Mon 11 14 2005 07 00 annerobertson2 Fog I thought that today I might get to The Birches but there was too much happening at work to get away I feel like Mother lives outside of time There s this other world she inhabits There are schedules and changes there too but they are different somehow They have nothing to do with the world outside and the outside world pays their schedule no mind Tags Alzheimer s Mondays With Mother Read more Fri 10 28 2005 07 00 annerobertson2 Sleep My 44 year old brother had a heart attack this week a week before the anniversary of my father s death from a heart attack at age 47 Aside from being yet another crisis that delayed visiting Mother it raised one of the more difficult questions of Alzheimer s disease Do we tell her Tags Alzheimer s Mondays With Mother Read more Fri 10 21 2005 07 00 annerobertson2 Hiatus Yes it s been a long time since I ve posted Mother is still about the same although she still has swelling in her feet But my life has been so over the top that I haven t visited I hope that will change this week What has changed already is that I have felt less guilty during the intervening weeks I really saw last time that she is content where she is At last she is home Not that she doesn t appreciate seeing me but it was obvious that my presence was interrupting her routine I guess

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  • The Woman With Bows In Her Hair | Anne Robertson
    the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog The Woman With Bows In Her Hair Sun 07 14 2013 17 59 annerobertson2 Jesus loves the little children all the children of the world I was one of a legion of children who was shepherded through third and fourth grade Sunday School by Maybritt Muller In my day she didn t just teach she ran the whole department for those grades which comprised a number of classes Her passing on July 13 2013 has caused me to reflect and I post this as a tribute to her I don t remember any specific class or any direct lesson I remember that she smiled Always I don t ever remember even a neutral look on Maybritt s face She was happy and excited to be wherever she was all the time Or at least that s what she conveyed to others Of course I remember the little girl bows and clothes that she wore always I never saw her in anything but a dress and if she was ever without that bow I never saw it It was charming And yes as the years grew on it was odd But it was Maybritt and probably the world would have stopped spinning if she changed The one specific thing I remember about my time in her department however tells me all I need to know about the atmosphere in those classes and the unspoken lessons I carry with me still I don t know if it happened more than once but one of the years I was in those grades somewhere in the mid 1960 s Maybritt created a float for a local parade I can t even tell you what the parade was for but I was asked to be on the float I was wildly excited to be on a float in a parade and I still feel the sting of disappointment when I remember that I got the flu and wasn t able to do it The float sailed without me Now if you imagine a parade float from a Baptist Sunday School class of third and fourth graders led by a small middle aged woman with bows in her hair what would you picture Would it surprise you to know that I was supposed

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  • Interfaith | Anne Robertson
    The Shepherds Jonah A Big Fish Story Apostles Creed Sermons Matthew Booking Passage By Their Fruit Don t Go Back the Way You Came Epiphany Get Out of the Boat Guard Your Heart Is God Fair Jesus The Son Mount of Olives Sealed in the Tomb Temptations The Canaanite Woman Mark Blind Bartimaeus Clearing the Temple Eating With Sinners I Believe The Living Christ Whatever It Takes Luke Conceived By the Spirit Counting the Cost Going Out of Your Mind Mother of God Mt of Transfiguration Revealed Rock Concert The Duty of Constant Communion The Shepherd Channel The Shepherd Channel Transformation in Whoville Ups and Downs Who s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness

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  • Maybritt Muller | Anne Robertson
    Shepherds Jonah A Big Fish Story Apostles Creed Sermons Matthew Booking Passage By Their Fruit Don t Go Back the Way You Came Epiphany Get Out of the Boat Guard Your Heart Is God Fair Jesus The Son Mount of Olives Sealed in the Tomb Temptations The Canaanite Woman Mark Blind Bartimaeus Clearing the Temple Eating With Sinners I Believe The Living Christ Whatever It Takes Luke Conceived By the Spirit Counting the Cost Going Out of Your Mind Mother of God Mt of Transfiguration Revealed Rock Concert The Duty of Constant Communion The Shepherd Channel The Shepherd Channel Transformation in Whoville Ups and Downs Who s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of

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  • North Scituate Baptist Church | Anne Robertson
    Jonah A Big Fish Story Apostles Creed Sermons Matthew Booking Passage By Their Fruit Don t Go Back the Way You Came Epiphany Get Out of the Boat Guard Your Heart Is God Fair Jesus The Son Mount of Olives Sealed in the Tomb Temptations The Canaanite Woman Mark Blind Bartimaeus Clearing the Temple Eating With Sinners I Believe The Living Christ Whatever It Takes Luke Conceived By the Spirit Counting the Cost Going Out of Your Mind Mother of God Mt of Transfiguration Revealed Rock Concert The Duty of Constant Communion The Shepherd Channel The Shepherd Channel Transformation in Whoville Ups and Downs Who s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins

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