Monthly Archives: October 2013

EL CONSUMONUESTRO de cada día from Uruguay

Juan Damian brings a chilling interpretation to words so familiar sometimes we do not hear them. In contrast to the common prayer of society as he hears it, the original of the prophet from Nazareth is a profound rebuke. EL … Continue reading

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Liturgy for Sunday, November 3, 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 19:1-10, the story of Zacchaeus, the tax collector. Vince Amlin of Gainesville, Florida, offers a call … Continue reading

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Riff on Luke 18: 9-14 … I hear two voices praying

I thank God for our amazing praise band with the drums and state of the art sound system. We’re no little church wheezing through the old hymns. I thank God for our new Open and Affirming sign and our three … Continue reading

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Liturgy for All Saints Day

All Saints Day — Some communities of faith celebrate it on November 1 while others do so the Sunday  predecing or following that more traditional day. I’m sharing here some liturgical writing from the Luke For Sharing project. Barbara Van … Continue reading

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Liturgy for Sunday, October 27, 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 18:9-14, a parable about a contrast in prayer. Celeste McQuarrie, chaplain at Heritage Heights in Concord, … Continue reading

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Improv on Jeremiah 31: 31-34

The days are surely coming, says God, when laws will be posted on hearts – health care for all people, borders open with welcome, equal education and fair wages and care for the earth – a joy, not an obligation. … Continue reading

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Peace Conference in Kenya — Affirmation in Poetry

Lancelot Muteyo traveled from Zimbabwe to a Peace Conference in Kenya. He has sent in the words that he shared there. Peace Revolution Greetings in the Divine name of the Most HIGH The conquering lion of the tribe of Judah … Continue reading

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