Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hymn for Spring and Prayer for Peace

Here are two resources from the southern hemisphere offered for the folks in the northern hemisphere because of the coinciding of spring and Lent. For those reading this in the southern hemisphere — thank you for holding on to them … Continue reading

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Lenten poem and prayer from South Africa

One of my favorite poets is Isobel deGruchy from South Africa. Following is a poem and a prayer for Lent. Her book reflecting on Julian of Norwich came out in December. Was it Easy for You, Jesus? We want to … Continue reading

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The Story of the Prodigal — 2

The mother’s side of the conversation … Go to the door, no, go into the road — you know you want to. He’s there, just where the dust is stirring such a storm. He’s there — it’s not a trick … Continue reading

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The Story of the Prodigal — 1

“Part of the task of Pacific Rim theology is redefining who we are, and what we believe, as opposed to what was handed down to us from afar, ” Janet Marsh, who writes from the Kiwi perspective from Aotearoa. Blessing … Continue reading

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A Gift of the One God: Religious Diversity, Georgian Archbishop Malkhaz Songulashvili

A Gift of the One God: Religious Diversity Friday Khutbah delivered by Archbishop Malkhaz Songulashvili at the MECO Mosque in Oxford, England 21 December 2012 Brothers and Sisters in God, Today I am speaking to you as a member of … Continue reading

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Improv on two Psalms

Improv on Psalm 100 lifts up …another side. It may be read as a psalm in single voice. Here it is divided to be responsive. Make a joyful silence unto God! Serve God, even with sadness and a soft heart. … Continue reading

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Words from China … about Love

Each of these short writings are slightly different. Love is a central theme, each in a different way. The writers wrote them in an English language learning class and communication in English was a challenge and a wonderful accomplishment. They … Continue reading

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