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Sunday June 20, 2021

Job 2:11-13

In the portion for today, Job’s three friends come to comfort him and instead of saying stupid words, they sit with him in silence for a week.

Once I met a happy little bluebird
I was just as blue as I could be
In a little while, I began to smile
When he sang this merry song to me:

Let a smile be your umbrella on a
rainy, rainy day…

Thank you, Bing, that will do. …As if pain is an avoidable human experience! We are all vulnerable and what can we learn from this? Do we blame it on God, or what?

Don’t you want to smack the person who says, “Everything happens for a reason”? Instead of that, says Kristabeth, try, “Everything happens….”

Kristabeth Atwood, M.Div., preaches the first in a four-part cycle titled: “From Hurt to Hope: A Sermon Series for Times Like These.” Find Zoom links to her sermon plus CCP Joys and Concerns and Communion in your Sunday morning email. Tom Jones is the pianist.