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Eclipse

I have seen the Great American Eclipse. I went to the public library where young and old were sharing the glasses that keep us safe. But also this eclipse – my friend will be deported Wednesday, the one who rings … Continue reading

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Reflection on Matthew 16: 13-20

Star-writer God, I read your words. Wind-singer God, I listen to your harmony. Seed-planter God, I eat your harvest. Lava-chef God, I am warm by your power. God of eagle and blue heron and chipmunk, I find myself like a … Continue reading

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Prayer for Spain

God, for those in Spain who mourn friends and family, we pray. For those who still in the hospital, struggling for life, we pray. For those bruised and hurting and those who are so marked by running and dodging the … Continue reading

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Laura Martin at University of Virginia Medical Center

Laura Martin is one of the writers in our new book A Child Laughs, Prayers of Justice and Hope. She is  Associate Pastor at Rock Spring Congregational Church in Arlington, Virginia and has written a powerful personal reflection about her … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Floods

God who walks across the water, reach out your hand to the people of Nepal, of India and of Bangladesh. Come to them in food packets and medical supplies, and clean drinking water. Come in helicopter and boat and elephant … Continue reading

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Apocalypse 2017, poem by Stephen Price

These are just the kinds of times that call forth the inspiration of apocalyptic writing. Stephen Price, frequent contributor here is channeling the essence of this form — not of prophesy but of description of the times. Try reading it … Continue reading

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Refection on Matthew 15: 21-28

She is not the downward facing dog, and he is not at his godliest, and yet a child is healed. And, if you’ve ever let your ignorance show, like toilet paper stuck to a shoe, your first reaction flash like … Continue reading

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