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On Bended Knee by Maria Mankin

    This poem from A Child Laughs: Prayers of Justice and Hope (Pilgrim Press, 2017) is unfortunately just as needed this week as when it was written. God, I’ve always shied away from teams, from labeling myself with a … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras — Reprise by Laura Martin

A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim Press, May 1, 2017, asks the question — what does it take for all the children in the world, to be not only … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Child — A Prayer for Young People from Brazil

A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim Press, May 1, 2017, asks the question — what does it take for all the children in the world, to be not only … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Child — A Child Laughs … Death Penalty Resource

A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim Press, May 1, 2017, asks the question — what does it take for all the children in the world, to be not only … Continue reading

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A Child Laughs — Litany for Traveling Children

There’s an old nursery rhyme – “Tuesday’s child is full of grace.” In October I started sharing sections from the new book — A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Child — A Child Laughs Resources to Share

There’s an old nursery rhyme – “Tuesday’s child is full of grace.” In October I started sharing sections from the new book — A Child Laughs — Prayers of Justice and Hope (edited by Maria Mankin and Maren C. Tirabassi) Pilgrim … Continue reading

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Writing workshop, words from Arlington, Virginia — offer to lead a group in other settings

I led an Advent dated Writing Workshop sponsored by Rock Spring UCC in Arlington, Virginia, with most, but not all, members of that faith community. To make it “of use” (words from a poem of Marge Piercy’s that was given to … Continue reading

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