Monthly Archives: July 2018

COPD Protocol (as applied to the Resistance)

Act on the exhale. Inhale. Act on the exhale. I am taking my lung health in my hands. I don’t know about shredding ginger for homemade tea, but I’m all over pineapple, grapefruit and kale. And I’m sure I can … Continue reading

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World Day against Trafficking in Persons, July 30, 2018

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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Prayer for Lombok – Indonesia

God, who is never in earthquake not wind, not wildfire, but comes walking across storms, speaking with a still small voice holding those who fear, comforting those who grieve, hear the prayers of the world for Indonesia today – for … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning had it wrong

Earth’s crammed with heaven And every common bush afire with God, But only he who sees takes off his shoes; The rest sit round and pluck blackberries.” from Aurora Leigh: Monday the holy was , in fact, blackberries, picking them … Continue reading

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Prayer for July 26 (Isaiah 49:15-16)

I name them all and more, God a psalm into the day – the tears of John Muir over burning Yosemite, yet again, and the wanton destruction of the climate of the earth, today’s deadline for returning children to parents … Continue reading

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Break the Silence — Rev. Moira Finley

I would like to share the work of Rev. Moira Finley, a champion of those who have survived sexual violence and assault. In the United States and in the denomination the United Church of Christ that Sunday happens annually in … Continue reading

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Prayers for the fires

For those fighting the blazes in Greece, for those in Mari and Kineta and Rafina, mourning losses, seeking shelter, running into the sea, we pray in the power of Holy Spirit who is a hovering over water. For the gathering … Continue reading

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