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Walls or Hugs — A message to the United States from Argentina

A poem for the United States posted originally in Red Crearte by Gerardo Oberman. It makes me weep. It also makes me hope.This is a new translation by Muftiah Martin Kimiti. Walls or hugs Build your wall. We will climb … Continue reading

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Resources for the Baptism of Christ Sunday

Two things to share. The first is by wonderful pastor John Danner of Sanibel, Florida who shapes doxologies each week to fit the theme of a Sunday. This is for the celebration of the Baptism of Christ. The second is … Continue reading

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¿Encontrará todavía fe en la tierra? (Lucas 18:8b)

The words are Gerado Oberman’s; the translation is Katie Fiegenbaum’s; the challenge belongs to us all! Una fe capaz de resistir lo injusto, una fe que sepa insistir, a tiempo y a destiempo, una fe que no se resigne, una … Continue reading

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Loving you, Jesus — prayer from Argentina

Difficult scriptures. Preachers avoid them. Leaders of cult groups use them to manipulate people into controlled living situations. Most of us read through them as quickly as possible. Not Gerardo Oberman, who takes what is arguably a very difficult text … Continue reading

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From Argentina, reflection on Psalm 139, reflection on Orlando Florida

Gerardo Oberman of Argentina writes not only a reflection on Psalm 139 which speaks a clear word in the face of anti LGBTQI violence throughout the world, made so very clear in The Pulse nightclub brutality, but his reflection is … Continue reading

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They didn’t believe me — Luke 4: 14-30, from Argentina

Gerardo Oberman’s reflection on Luke for Red Crearte. Katie Fiegenbaum, translating. They didn’t believe me (In light of Luke 4:14-30) In the power of the Spirit, after going through my own struggles and after accepting that it was the time, … Continue reading

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Blessed are the children … Prayer from Argentina

Father Luis Rey of the Santa Cruz Church in Buenos Aires wrote that this prayer began on a napkin in the Nazareth Garden at his church and over the years he has added to it, until he knew that it … Continue reading

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