Author Archives: Darryl Willis

About Darryl Willis

Darryl has been working for non-profits for over 38 years. His current work takes him to Central and Eastern Europe several times a year. He has fallen in love with the the people of these varied nations. Darryl writes poetry and his work has appeared in several online and print journals.

Resurrection Sunday Meditation 2019

A brief story. The story of Mary of Magdala encountering the risen Christ in the gospel of John has a special significance to me on a very personal level. Somewhere in the early 70s (’70 or ‘71 perhaps?)–my father received … Continue reading

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On Politics and Theology

In my tribe of believers we have a quaint practice. There is no American flag in our auditoriums/sanctuaries. It is a nod to our historic approach to government. While we were happy to be citizens and while we honor and … Continue reading

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On Versions and Translations

Disclaimer: I have studied both Greek and Hebrew but I am no scholar. I basically know enough to get myself in serious trouble! But my MA is in Biblical text and I know enough about the languages that I can … Continue reading

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Week Forty-one: Leadership

Preparation Recite or sing/chant Psalms 130 and 131 (I suggest you memorize these two Psalms) Moment of Silence  Presence (through the Scripture) Psalm reading (select from below): Morning: Psalm 41 Noon: Psalm 93 Vespers: Psalm 119:169-176 Night: Psalm 112 Moment … Continue reading

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Week Forty: The Teacher

Preparation Recite or sing/chant Psalms 130 and 131 (I suggest you memorize these two Psalms) Moment of Silence  Presence (through the Scripture) Psalm reading (select from below): Morning: Psalm 41 Noon: Psalm 93 Vespers: Psalm 119:169-176 Night: Psalm 112 Moment … Continue reading

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Week Thirty-nine: The King

Preparation Recite or sing/chant Psalms 130 and 131 (I suggest you memorize these two Psalms) Moment of Silence Presence (through the Scripture) Psalm reading (select from below): Morning: Psalm 39 Noon: Psalm 91 Vespers: Psalm 119:137-144 Night: Psalm 119:145-152 Moment of silence … Continue reading

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Week Thirty-eight: He’s coming back!

Preparation Recite or sing/chant Psalms 130 and 131 (I suggest you memorize these two Psalms) Moment of Silence Presence (through the Scripture) Psalm reading (select from below): Morning: Psalm Noon: Psalm Vespers: Psalm Night: Psalm Moment of silence Scripture readings: … Continue reading

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