Monthly Archives: January 2019

We take no credit … (Jericho Walk)

I return from the bi-monthly vigil At ICE headquarters. We call it a Jericho Walk and, as the story in Joshua goes, we circumnavigate, occasionally with benefit of shofar, seven times, in hopes to bring down the walls. In spring … Continue reading

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Reflection on John 5, Bethesda — Dedicated to Michael Wesley Collins

I am in the pool this morning. It’s a little after five am and I am alone at this rather rundown local gym — high-stepping and breast stroking to break down the scar tissue forming around my two-year old knee … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments for Human Trafficking Awareness Day

You shall have no other gods before God – not money, not power, not don’t-half-enough-time, not busy-with-other justice issues – when God’s children are enslaved. You shall not make proclamations or memes or speeches if you do not also create … Continue reading

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Omar, the miracle — guest post by Larry W. Trent

I like to post stories written by my friend Larry Trent about the people he meets in his ministry among immigrants, detainees, homeless people, and those who are most vulnerable. This story I received just before Christmas, but I am … Continue reading

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A preacher’s morning thought (epiphany)

I am getting my starlight on to go preach, settling it on my shoulders, and somewhere between lamplighters in Victorian England and the LED displays of some football stadium, I hope it sheds a little path-forward for just one person … Continue reading

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An embarrassing confession (shut-down)

I harbor a fondness for those night-at-the-museum films because I secretly hope that when we visitors leave — the windows of our imaginations wide open to history and art, air and space, industry and natural history, the cultures of people … Continue reading

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Peace for Your passing — Guest Post by Todd Jenkins

My first post of the new year and it is about dying … and it is not even my words. I wish I had written it! It is Todd Jenkins of Tuesday’s Muse. But you see 2018 was a hard … Continue reading

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