Monthly Archives: June 2016

Prayers for the Journey by Dee Ledger

When I let folks know that I was heading into a “surgical month” in June and asked folks to share some resources that I could use as my Thursday guest post by “pre-setting” them. So I have begun and ended … Continue reading

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Beatitudes for a Rehabilitation Facility

On June 7,  I had a total knee replacement and I pause now with so much gratitude for family and friends and medical professionals who have carried me very far in just under three weeks. After three days in acute … Continue reading

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A Gospel Story by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

In a recently discovered codex a new story about Jesus has been found. By all the really important tests of authenticity — heart, hope, and adheres-to-the-Good-News, it seems that this piece by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan will be authenticated shortly by … Continue reading

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Response to the Supreme Court undecision by a new American without documents

This poem was written by by Yosimar, a friend of Larry W. Trent who is an immigration activist. Yosimar does not have the documents that would help him stay in the United States. I am grateful for his courage in … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Decision on DAPA

Today my parents’ parents have been sent home – Astrid to Norway, Gunnar, an economic immigrant, come to farm good Minnesota land and fight in the Civil War of a country whose language he never learned, also to Norway, the … Continue reading

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From Argentina, reflection on Psalm 139, reflection on Orlando Florida

Gerardo Oberman of Argentina writes not only a reflection on Psalm 139 which speaks a clear word in the face of anti LGBTQI violence throughout the world, made so very clear in The Pulse nightclub brutality, but his reflection is … Continue reading

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Juneteenth … an affirmation

Juneteenth or Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, remembers the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in June 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South and more generally still emancipation of African Americans … Continue reading

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