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The Journey

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Jesus and his disciples are once again continuing on their journey…(Read More)

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Telling Stories

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I wonder what might be unleashed if we unraveled the stories that are based on lies and instead wove stories of truth, accepting each strand, every color and hue. What power might be unleashed in the world, our church, in our lives…(Read More)

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Blindness

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if we are fortunate enough to be healed enough to see, we will be surprised to discover what the things we never saw look like.  We might see we got some of it smashingly wrong; at the very least, we might discover what we never even knew existed…(Read More)

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The sanctity of speech

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The first Person to speak in our shared scriptures, appropriately, is God. “Let there be light,” God said, in the first chapter of Genesis. And then, “Let us make humanity in our image.” And God blessed them, and it was very good.   The second person to speak, in the second chapter of Genesis, in…(Read More)

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Waiting

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As I’m anticipating the birth of this child, I’m giving thanks for the moments in each day to be present. To be fully present to my body. To give myself permission to rest and to let the dishes pile up and the dust accumulate…(Read More)

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Birthing Justice

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Instead of seeking justice in the world around her, Mary proclaims this beautiful song of God’s justice within her…(Read More)

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A Tale of Two Storms

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We are all out sailing on the sea of life. As you consider your own journey, the storms you’ve passed through, or the storms you may be in the midst of, may God bring you out of your distress…(Read More)

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Lady With the Lamp

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She didn’t do this alone, because with her on her journey to the Crimea from England had also come 10 Roman Catholic nuns, 14 Anglican nuns, and 14 women who professed beliefs in anything from paganism to universalism…(Read More)

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Enough

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by Kristin Fontaine Immediately the father of the child cried out, “I believe; help my unbelief!” ~Mark 9:24 The above quote is from the gospel reading for Friday’s Daily Office. It struck me because it seems to contradict itself. ‘I believe,’ the father says. That seems pretty comprehensive. ‘…help my unbelief!’ the father…(Read More)

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