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Espiritualidades de resistencia — Guest post from Argentina

Gerardo Oberman shares in Red Crearte a true translation of Hebrews 11 Spiritualities of resistance (from Hebrews 11) By faith our eyes can see that which other looks do not cover. It is faith that moves us to resistance, it … Continue reading

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Filing my DND

It is so very helpful to families when a person has a DNR — do not resuscitate order — making clear what that person wants when the circumstances of living have changed dramatically. Minimally, it means no CPR, and, with … Continue reading

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My white confession

My white confession is triggered by being norwegian, and the truth that the mosque shooter, looked for inspiration to the shooters of Christchurch and El Paso who were tutored in the school of white supremacy, which is, whether I want … Continue reading

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Migration — the Butterfly project for children in detention

Migration It is the time of monarchs here and we pray for the safety of their long deeply endangered flight, pesticide destroyed milkweed, their only food, and the possibility of extinction. For surely this country is a brutal place for … Continue reading

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Guest Post, Heather Kelly, Aotearoa, New Zealand

Heather Kelly of Invercargill sent me a poem. It is a Pentecost poem and it is set in the winter season in which Pentecost comes in the Southern hemisphere. It called to me today — a day when I saw … Continue reading

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Prayers of intercession for India and China

Psalm 137 for India By the waters of Kerala and Karnataka, of Maharashtra and Gujarat of Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, of Goa and Andhra Pradesh, we sit down and weep for those who grieve their dead, for those in … Continue reading

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Guest post — Robert Train Adams — music for “School Shopping”

Robert Train Adams has written music for my poem School Shopping. I am deeply grateful. Sheet music and mp3 follow. If you have trouble accessing, contact me at giftsinopenhands@gmail.com. School Shopping

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