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Daniel Carlson

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Would You Just Put a Cork in It?!

Over the phone she said there were some specific things she wanted to talk about when I visited. I wasn’t surprised. Another member, who interacted with her regularly, had indicated that all was not well. I began to wonder, and…
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Slaughter of the Innocents

Mary and I were up and out of the house early that cold fall Saturday morning. It was the determined date to gather with some of our closest friends in this area to take part in what had become an…
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True Speech for those Asleep

The strike was called for the Friday just before we observed Storm Sunday this year. First Reformed Church of Schenectady, has been following the Season of Creation lectionary during the Sundays of September for some years now. This was to…
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Remembering My Mother Aright

Last Sunday we held a memorial service for my mom, Priscilla Ann Carlson. She died at home with my dad by her side in mid-October due to complications from an aggressive cancer diagnosed a little more than a year ago.…