Monthly Archives: October 2014

Calls to worship, with imagery of stitching, weaving

Dee Ledger of Maryland offers two calls to worship. The first is based in stitching imagery and the second in weaving. They celebrate the community of quilted, woven faith. (even made with rag-patches and tangled threads!) *CALL TO WORSHIP (responsive) … Continue reading

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Sharing — An Open Letter to All Canadians and members of the media

Passed on to me by Matthew Stevens. An open letter to all Canadians and members of the media October 24, 2014 On Wednesday, October 22, people across Canada stood together, collectively watching a tragedy unfold in Ottawa. Thoughts and prayers … Continue reading

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Reformation Day at the Deep River Church

(memory of a visit) In the white church October light bends through thick old glass and the pastor announces that Vince and Carol are celebrating the sixty-fifth anniversary of their wedding — See the bride and groom jack o’lanterns on … Continue reading

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For Canada

I am grateful to Richard Bott of British Columbia, often found on this blog, for his words today. #‎MyCanada‬ is two grade 7 girls leaving school, one wearing a hijab, the other with a crucifix around her neck – arm … Continue reading

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Habakkuk’s Garden seen in Aotearoa (New Zealand)

Erice Fairbrother writes this as she sends this poem. I give the scripture below … and wonder whether there are those who are reading this who would kindly send a version in their own images emerging out of a time … Continue reading

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Breaking, by Todd Jenkins

It’s a joy to be able to re-post one of Todd Jenkins’ wonderful poems from his blog Tuesday’s Muse. To read more go here When the hermetic seal gives way, when the paint begins to wear, when the corners chip … Continue reading

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Memory of my Father and sharing a post about Ferguson, Missouri

I want to share a post from Devoree Crist, who lives a few miles from Ferguson, Missouri, as she reflects on what has happened in the wake of Michael Brown’s death and the continuing legacy of violence. Read her post … Continue reading

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