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Against the Grain by Raymond A. Foss

Changing our course,
our lives moving up stream
against the grain
counter to the lesions of this life
focusing on God,
on the state of our hearts
on the cares of our fellow man
Not tacking to the winds
the drive of our society
leaving our possessions
following the Christ
against the grain of history
following the true light
our guiding star, our brother
the risen Christ

November 2, 2009
Ecclesiastes 5:8-15
Psalm 15 (Psalter)
& sermon, “Oh For the Simple Life . . .”
by Pastor Ruth L. Foss
Suncook United Methodist Church
Suncook, NH
All Saints Day
Her sermon is the first of a four-part series based in part on
Reverend Adam Hamilton (http://www.cor.org/about-resurrection/adam/)’s book,
“Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity” (http://www.cokesbury.com/forms/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=9781426702334)
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