Monthly Archives: October 2015

Two poems about sanctuary

Definitions of home Here I am not living out of a suitcase, here are my old sweat pants, my dog, my Scrabble board, the ashes of my father. Here I do not need to explain my silence, here I can … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments for World Communion Sunday

So if God is speaking a wild and holy “Do Not Harm” to the whole world rather than a naughty list for personal morality it might sound like this … I am God of a World Communion – don’t put … Continue reading

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Writing the sermon (on the Ten Commandments)

“Then God spoke all these words …” a long, long, long time ago, loud, and it was probably windy and there was thunder and those listeners were frightened or awed, because there would be consequences, and also because they had … Continue reading

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Autumn in Canada, Spring in Aotearoa

In one day I received first from Beverley Osborn a light-hearted rhyme celebrating the return of spring to Stewart Island, found at the southern tip of the south island of New Zealand/Aotearoa. she writes this: I also received a happy … Continue reading

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