Monthly Archives: January 2019

Sampler – A Small Story

This is a guest post in the sense that I am passing on a story that I heard. Doing that, sharing, and inevitably shaping, stories is how faith is passed on. I was having breakfast with my friend Nancy last … Continue reading

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Tolkien words for my Monday

I went on Friday to opening day of the Tolkien: Maker of Middle Earth,” exhibit in New York City at the Morgan library and I learned some things I had never known about JRR Tolkien. I learned that he was … Continue reading

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A Trinitarian Affirmation to go forward from the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, from Argentina

  In this season when we consider how it is to work together as God, Godself works together we celebrate justice, reconciliation, dialogue and the tending among all of us for human rights. This affirmation is by Gerardo Oberman and … Continue reading

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A response in Taps to the Supreme Court upholding of the transgender ban

Day is done, now expel those who answered the call to serve well – from the bunk, from the field, places yield. Sun has set, shadows grow when the honest are punished and go and commanders are forced to their … Continue reading

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Living in a Port … government shutdown

Living in a port means this blizzard whips in with snow mixed with the ocean’s water driven by wind that seems to come all the way from Iceland or Norway, means the super blood wolf moon will draw high tides … Continue reading

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Remembering Mary Oliver

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” The Summer Day She asked us, asked us – in a world where so many demand things of us, proclaim a right or righteous … Continue reading

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Living Psalms — a re-engagement with an old oracle — Guest post Marvin K White

Living Psalms project which is a beginning model for the eventually much more detailed Emancipatory Liberation Psalter. It is an opportunity to put particular graced content into the Psalms portion of UCC.org’s Worshipways from Advent through Lent this year and … Continue reading

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