Monthly Archives: November 2017

Oración por el ARA San Juan translation by Gerardo Oberman

Oh Dios, tú que siempre acompañas a las personas que se aventuran al mar en barcos, oramos con un torbellino en nuestros corazones por las cuarenta y cuatro personas fuera de contacto en el ARA San Juan. Mientras están luchando … Continue reading

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Prayer for ARA San Juan

O God, you who always accompany the people who go down to the sea in ships, we pray with a storm in our hearts for the forty-four out of contact on the ARA San Juan. Whether they are tossing on … Continue reading

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Improv on Deuteronomy 26, for US Thanksgiving

(for so many of my friends, some with and some without documents) When you come to the land where God is calling you to settle in and find an apartment and a job and a complicated new language, while your … Continue reading

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Advent Wreath Candlelighting, Homage to Cláudio Carvalhaes

I was at an event at Union Theological Seminary a couple weeks ago called “Got Sermon.” It was pre-Advent (and there will be another one pre-Lent) One workshop was rituals of Lament for Advent from wonderful worship professor Cláudio Carvalhaes … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Child — A Child Laughs, To Test or to Educate — that is the question!

Tuesday’s child is full of grace.” For the next four months I am sharing sections from the new book — A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim Press, May … Continue reading

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Begats …

The Bible inventories the lineage of things ranging up and down the line, parent and child, naming the way hope is passed on, because no matter how difficult life can be we claim there’s birth and that it is always … Continue reading

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Nobody Told Me: Love in the Time of Dementia, S.R. Karfelt

Originally posted on Books, j'adore:
AFTER MILLENNIA OF marriage and centuries of children, I thought I understood love. Dementia is teaching me so much more about it. It reminds me of that quote from Alan Bennett in The Lady…

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