Monthly Archives: September 2013

LIturgy for Sunday, October 6, 2013, World Communion Sunday

On Mondays I share liturgical writing focused on the Luke passages for each Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary. This week’s scripture is Luke 17:5-10, mustardseed and waitstaff. June Boutwell of Hemet, California offers our World Communion Sunday liturgy. A … Continue reading

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Orange Shirt Day — Canada, September 30

This is passed on to me from Matthew Stevens. It was new to me. I want to remember these children! Maren Matthew writes: This information is circulated with thanks to John Bird and George Montour for sharing. Please also understand … Continue reading

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Reflection on Jeremiah 36

I am so jeremiahed – letter after email, phone call after petition … and then I try an email again the kind you just click to be part of the prophecy of others – but the computer knows me from … Continue reading

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Your Redeemer Lives — Affirmation of Faith from Argentina

An affirmation by Gerardo Oberman of Argentina for the days when personal conflict or struggle against injustice seems to prevail. Based in the words of Job, it teaches that, even when it appears that God is on the other side … Continue reading

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Liturgy for Sunday September 29, 2013

On Mondays I share liturgical writing focused on the Luke passages for each Sunday in the Revised Common Lectionary. This week’s scripture is Luke 16: 19-31, the contrast of a very rich person and a very poor person, in life … Continue reading

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Reflection on International Peace Day, Isaiah 40:3-5

We hike the Bright Angel Trail down from the rim of the Grand Canyon. The view is deep and wide layers painted by erosion and sunset as far as we can see. This rim is valley exalted and the mountains … Continue reading

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Another day, another shooting …

When Carol Hallman of Salisbury, North Carolina, USA, read today’s headlines, she had to do something. Her poem reflects the thoughts of so many. Another day Another shooting Chicago today The Navy Yard DC Boston Newtown  Aurora  Oslo   Ft. Hood … Continue reading

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