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Beginnings

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Today may my words, my breath, and my being be one with the divine consciousness for which I was breathed into life…(Read More)

“V8” moments

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Epiphanies are gifts from the Spirit. They can’t be exchanged like a bad Christmas tie but, in a sense, they can be re-gifted, passed on to someone else in the form of good works, looking and listening for subtle calls for a shoulder to cry on or even a chance to ask if…(Read More)

What God is up to in Jesus, is the same type of thing that God is always up to everywhere, in and through the Word, namely pouring out grace, giving life, establishing justice, showing mercy, establishing and reestablishing all things in a universal communion of love…(Read More)

Blindness

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[Reinhold] Niebuhr sensed that our proclivity to perpetuate sin and injustice is even greater when we act as groups or institutions than it is when we act as individuals. We are less moral in groups and nations than we are as individuals…(Read More)

Food that Endures

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Below the rough sea and daily bread, and beyond the wind, earthquake and fire, there is the food that endures for eternal life. It is food that is often given to us in the sound of sheer silence…(Read More)

New Year — New Beginnings

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There is something especially renewing about the turning of the year. It is a time to let go of the past and to embrace the possibility of a new future. We make resolutions. Some create goals for the year. We reclaim our birthright to live a full and wholesome life…(Read More)

Dangers of naming

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Once we think we fully understand a definition, we fill the air with the aerosol mist of a spray can chock full of of the delusion of control…(Read More)

Wanting

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After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew Beth-zatha, which has five porticoes. In these lay many invalids—blind, lame, and paralysed. One man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight…(Read More)

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