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FALL EVENTS THROUGH PIVOT POINT MINISTRIES

Germany Pilgrimage (2016) Skype Information Meetings September 20 (Sunday) 7:00 p.m. (CDT) October 20 (Tuesday) 7:00 p.m. (CDT) November 15 (Sunday) 7:00 p.m. (CST) Group Spiritual Direction: Spirituality of Aging Location: Steve’s Home, 3454 Silver Lane NE, St. Anthony Village (Minneapolis), MN Thursday, September 10 1:00-2:00 p.m. ORIENTATION Thursday, September 17 1:00-3:00 p.m. Thursday, September […]

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FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS: DISCERNING ONE’S CALL

“It’s a Wonderful Life” is a classic movie, produced in 1946, starring Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey. George, a man who continually gave up his dreams to support others, begins to feel that he has been a total failure, one who has let down everybody around him. When George faces imminent suicide on Christmas Eve, […]

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Easter Hospitality: Pro-Active Reconciliation

Reconciliation is hard.  No doubt about it.  Jesus takes https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/vente-viagra-france-algerie/ His usual radical approach after the resurrection.  Jesus does not wait for people to come to Him, rather, he takes it upon Himself to go to them.  Jesus practices pro-active reconciliation. The disciples  had not rejected Jesus, but, they had abandoned Him.  In His time […]

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Easter Hospitality: Table Fellowship (From Emmaus to the Lakeshore)

Table fellowship is an important part of life and at the time of Jesus, to have a meal with someone is an important sign of acceptance and hospitality.  And as Jesus rises from the dead and lives the resurrected life, he goes to those who abandoned him and engages in table fellowship. On the road […]

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Radical Easter Hospitality: She Sets The Tone

Last Thursday I was privileged to connect with Sister Marie at the St. Paul Monastery of http://www.laviagraes.com/viagra-generico-contrareembolso the Sisters of St. Benedict in Maplewood, MN. I sildenafil precio grow so much every time I visit this place. Sister Virginia introduced me to Sister Marie. I had seen Sister Marie but had not really had much […]

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