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The Reverend Lynn Westover,
Pastor, First United Methodist Church of Canoga Park

This is my monthly message. It also appears in “The Courier.”

Heart to Heart – May 2015

Heart to Heart Our granddaughter will turn two soon. Lucy and her mama were talking about her birthday cake. Heather asked, “What color do you want your icing to be?” “Pink,” she said, “and blue.” “What do you want your birthday cake to taste like?” Lucy thought about...

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Heart to Heart – April 2015

Heart to Heart The year was 1986. Heather was twelve; Lauren, eight. Lauren could hardly wait. We gathered supplies. Newspapers. Paper towels. Spoons. Jars. A pitcher of water. Vinegar. Dye tablets – nine colors. Hard-cooked eggs. Camera. We looked forward to the...

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Heart to Heart – March 2015

After Ash Wednesday worship, Stan and I stopped for dinner to go. As we waited for our order, I saw a young man with ashes on his forehead standing near us. I said, “You’ve been to worship.” He seemed surprised that I knew. I pointed to the ashes on my forehead, and...

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