Monthly Archives: November 2019

Prayer after the stabbings on London Bridge and in the Hague

God, who steadies us in the throbbing heartbeats of fear and running, who kneels beside the bleeding, and rides with the paramedics, we pray for your tenderness in London and in The Hague, where busy crowds were cut open by … Continue reading

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A True Thanksgiving — My Trip to Tijuana by Larry Trent Guest Post

On Nov. 15th I went to visit two shelters in Tijuana. One of them, Casa las Mariposas, is only GLBTQ+ folks waiting to seek asylum. The other one, Casa del Luz, is mostly GLBTQ+ but also some families. I was … Continue reading

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The view from my study window — Guest Post William A. Deans

William A. Deans of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, visual artist and poet calls most of the pieces I see “The view from my study window” which I think is the kind of literary humility that says — Look, here, at the … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Albanian Earthquake

God who shakes our hearts to be compassionate, tenderly care for your children in Durres, Lezhe, Kurbin, Thumane and Tirana. Comfort those who mourn family and friends, Grant healing hands to those who care for so many injured, keen eyes … Continue reading

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According to Plan

Originally posted on tuesdaysmuse:
Photo by Jennie Roberts Jenkins ? I just got back from a visit to tomorrow. There’s good news and bad news. The bad news: things won’t go according to your expectations or plans. Some of what…

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A Thanksgiving Greeting

I cannot actually write about US Thanksgiving, 2019, now because it’s just Monday!! but I can reflect poetically on a year past as I do below. As for prose, I think about how this holiday is, on the one hand, … Continue reading

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Guest post — taking us to Thanksgiving from Maria Mankin

A gift from Maria Mankin reminiscent of Auden’s “For the Time Being” which takes us to US Thanksgiving. At Christmas, we bow to the baby, the promise of magnificent grace born out of humble beginnings. On Epiphany, we greet the … Continue reading

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