Monthly Archives: September 2018

Prayer for Palu and Donggala, Sulawesi

God, walk across your broken city and your small fishing town, lifting into light each one who has died, searching like families do for those who struck by earthquake rubble and those swept away in tsunami force. Dry away their … Continue reading

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Judiciary Committee hearing, Thursday, September 27, 2018, with gratitude for women who reach out, who tell

This is what I know from reading my Bible – the flow of blood goes on for a long time before the woman has courage for reaching out a hand for healing. Crowds are full of those who deny her … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Stephen Price … STILL BEARING THE LOAD #WhyIDidntReport

This post will probably be Stephen Price’s (Uncommon Baptist Pastor is his blog) sermon next Sunday — so, if you live anywhere near Hyattsville, Maryland, don’t mention it to any Baptists. I love Stephen’s struggle and his poetry. He speaks … Continue reading

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There and back again

I am heading to Aotearoa New Zealand tomorrow, beginning the trip — I won’t get there until their Saturday and, in fact, I will lose September 29, 2018 altogether! During the month of October I will be scholar in residence … Continue reading

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Prayer of the Wounded Woman (for Day of Prayer for the Latin American Woman)

Written for this particular remembrance and commemoration, the Prayer of the Wounded Woman is for all days and all continents to remind us that the love of God stands with women in the face of abuse. Thanks to the Red … Continue reading

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A personal post: Busy in Peace – for Diane

I have just a personal poem this week for my best friend of forty years (how can I date that? we met in pre-natal class) Diane Karr, who died on Saturday.   Busy in peace   A little rest, maybe … Continue reading

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Prayer for the day from First Kings 19

God, we know you are not — in the winds of Hurricane Florence, the earthquakes of Hokkaido or Arequipa, thirty-eight gas fires in Lawrence and Andover, and wildfires of California. We are sure of that. Help us to know your … Continue reading

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