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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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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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