Monthly Archives: May 2017

Reflection on Job for Manchester

My harp is turned to mourning, and my flute to the voice of those who weep. Job 30:31 Our concert is turned to sadness and the young woman, whose voice ranged four octaves, who worked against bullying, who sang “dangerous … Continue reading

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Beautiful Things – a poem for Memorial Day

I used to volunteer in a shelter for women who needed a safe casa from domestic violence. A little girl stayed there for several months and I got to know her. She used to wrap up in this old maroon … Continue reading

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Generosity — a guest post from Todd Jenkins

I was so taken with this story shared by my friend Todd Jenkins. I hope it touches your heart. You may find more of Todd’s writing here. Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they … Continue reading

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A dream for my friends (and one particular friend)

I saw Jesus softly folding the most beautiful clothes. Some were silk and velvet, all different sizes and shapes some had great long sleeves and lace, but some were jeans. I could see shapes like capes and shapes like bikinis, … Continue reading

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On Being Outside of the Norms: Accepting a Spectrum of Behaviors on the Journey and as a Journey

In the new book A Child laughs — Prayers of Hope and Justice the 77 writers take different perspectives on the concerns that they have chosen. Some speak directly to a very specific issue of justice in our world in … Continue reading

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Saying Good-bye to Blue

It’s what we called the unborn boy all my daughter’s pregnancy – Blue — short for “blueberry” the size he was when they first knew he was beginning to be. And so we put into Blue all the hopes and … Continue reading

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News from the Pan Africa Peace Network

PAN AFRICAN PEACE NETWORK (PAP-NET) is an inter faith, African networking organizational forum founded by both young and old Africans in Africa and in dispersion. Pan- African Peace Network (PAP NET) is a conflict transformation initiative of today’s leaders built … Continue reading

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