Monthly Archives: January 2018

Tuesday’s Child — A Child Laughs … Death Penalty Resource

A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim Press, May 1, 2017, asks the question — what does it take for all the children in the world, to be not only … Continue reading

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In which we get into a tight place

At the New York Public Library I am admiring what they call the real Winnie the Pooh … also, Eeyore, Tigger, Kanga and Piglet. This is not the bear cub Canadian soldier Harry Colebourn got at an Ontario train station, … Continue reading

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And something light-hearted for February from New Zealand

Rosalie Sugrue of Aotearoa / New Zealand is a frequent contributor to “Touchstone” magazine, often with materials that can be used as ice breakers for Bible studies. This is her contribution for the February issue shared here. Yes, you can … Continue reading

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Prayer for Marshall County High School

God, you wipe the tears of your broken-hearted ones, even when you know that more tears will fall tonight and tomorrow, on birthdays and game nights, on Christmases and anonymous summer days for many years to come. Sit with the … Continue reading

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A Child Laughs — A Prayer for Refugees from Germany

A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim Press, May 1, 2017, asks the question — what does it take for all the children in the world, to be not only … Continue reading

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After — Hope is the thing with feathers for the Women’s March

(Emily Dickinson, 314) Hope is the crowd with pink hats, thick boots and frozen toes with funny signs and broken hearts after a year of “no’s.” It’s not too tired for marching or vigils candle bright, it builds a welcome … Continue reading

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Hope, by Todd Jenkins

Todd Jenkins writes this: This was written a little less than 2 years ago. I stumbled across it yesterday, while searching for something else. Reading it again was arresting, not because I could remember the specific circumstances that bled it … Continue reading

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