Monthly Archives: September 2012

An Improv on Matthew 25:31-46

Some reflections of mine about the scripture, about turning it inside out … We were hungry and someone gave us food – a mother’s oatmeal, a father’s barbecue, pie from a woman down the street, the Christmas cookie on a … Continue reading

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Access Sunday, a true response to Pentecost, post 1

Access Sunday in the USA is the second Sunday in October, Disability Sunday in New Zealand is third Sunday in June, UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3rd of December. This is a liturgy for Access Sunday from  Rosalie … Continue reading

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A Gathering Prayer On A First Autumn Morning, September 24, 2012

In the northern hemisphere we have just shifted into autumn. Here is a First Nations prayer from Canada to begin the season. The photograph below is from Matthew. Note from  R. Matthew Stevens As a person of Aboriginal heritage I … Continue reading

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Prayer for United Nations International Day of Peace

God, who never “teaches to the test,” help me embrace your requirement as an invitation to community — that I may do just peace and just economy, just environment and just eating, just medicine and just politics, just faith and … Continue reading

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One-hundred-sixteen Pentecost days — World Communion Sunday Resources

Here are two resources for World Communion Sunday, celebrated this year on October 7. These both come from the book Gifts in Open Hands. If you would like to purchase a copy of Gifts in Open Hands, please go here. A Call … Continue reading

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One-hundred-thirteen Pentecost days — World Communion Sunday Resources

Today and on this coming Thursday there will be resources for World Communion Sunday celebrated this year on October 7. Please feel free to send some of your own resources for this celebration If you would like to purchase a … Continue reading

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Improv on James 3

The Revised Common Lectionary calls for James 3, all those tongue metaphors. Here are some new ones of mine. The tongue is like … a pilot light that cooks pie or burns a house … fuse, trigger, cancer cell, or … Continue reading

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