Monthly Archives: February 2020

Guest post, prayer in the time of the coronavirus, by Maria Mankin

I am so very grateful to Maria Mankin for this prayer that takes us with our hearts to Wuhan Province, to nearly 8000 people with the coronavirus and those grieving the 2000 who have died. Every night when we say … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday Psalm Resource for Creation Justice

The Justice Witness Ministries of the United Church of Christ has a Lenten resource called Journey into Hope, and has invited writers of their Worship Ways weekly resources to create companion materials. I curate the Living Psalms section which offers … Continue reading

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New Books ( a poem)

The Science Fiction convention* is at the Westin  and I’m in line at the room for readings. This hour will be Holly Black, followed by Charlaine Harris. I strike up a conversation with a nine year old girl in front … Continue reading

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Commandments for Valentine’s Day (light-hearted … which means light and hearted)

1) God is God. If you expect a person to treat you like god, you are the maker of a bondage from which that person will be delivered, shaking the locusts off their feet on the way out the door. … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Todd Jenkins … Isaiah meets Here-I-Am-Lord

Todd Jenkins shared this wonderful Riff on Isaiah 58 with me last week. I definitely wanted to post this … for many reasons. 1) It is wonderful to talk back to a scripture and a hymn at the same time, … Continue reading

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On praying for the New Hampshire primary

Unlike some people at different places from me on the Christian spectrum, I don’t think the bible says anything about voting, but the story I remember best as I sit in New Hampshire tonight is the one about replacing Judas … Continue reading

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Guest Post … beginning again, Rosalie Sugrue, Aotearoa New Zealand

Rosalie Sugrue wrote a liturgy for multiple churches for 2020’s beginning which I am sharing here. Why? you ask. Isn’t that about 37 days past? … because we are a people who begin again. We begin at the beginning of … Continue reading

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