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Guest Post — Greeting from Repulblic of Georgia .. for Easter this coming Sunday

Dear Friends — I am so glad to share an Easter greeting from Malkhaz Songulashvili, Baptist Archbishop of the Peace Cathedral in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. Dear Friends, In Georgia we will be celebrating Easter a week later but it … Continue reading

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Another resurrection appearance – in Lahore

And so he is walking in the Gulshan Iqbal Park, and he asks – do you love me? And we answer — yes, we love you. We have celebrated Easter with bright alleluias, lilies, sunrise services. And he says, grieve … Continue reading

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The parable of my meniscus

I left my cane somewhere … again. Things didn’t seem too bad and I put it down, but now my knee hurts from my toes to my shoulder and I retrace my steps very, very slowly. It’s a bit like … Continue reading

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Guest post — A Maundy Thursday Story and an Easter Sunrise Poem

Larry Trent sent me a story about his own experience with footwashing. May it touch your heart. Pam Spain wrote an Easter poem. May it move you on the way. A Real Life Foot Washing Experience for Maundy Thursday with … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday and Easter Doxologies

Rev. John Danner, Pastor of the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ in Sanibel, Florida writes every week a new Doxology for his congregation to sing. The meaning of “doxology” is words of praise and so there are new words … Continue reading

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Are you present? An anticipation for Easter

It is Maundy Thursday. For my posting it is too late for liturgical resources for clergy for Holy Week or Easter, but not too late to think about how we respond with love to the folks, often called Christmas / … Continue reading

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Two poems from South Africa

Isobel DeGruchy writes: I wrote an Easter poem this morning, having in mind largely those who neglect Easter these days. In SA Good Friday and the Monday after Easter are Public Holidays so we do have the problem of a … Continue reading

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Resources for Easter from around the World

I share a few from Gifts of Many Cultures (Pilgrim 1995) and Gifts in Open Hands(Pilgrim 2011) and from Red Crearte Benjamin Gonzalez Buelta’s remarkable poem about the women at the tomb. Call to Worship from Spain We do not … Continue reading

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Prayers for Justice and Care of Creation from South Africa

Today with great pleasure I share two prayers by Isobel Degruchy of South Africa. The first is a confession of both damage done and arrogance in attitude of human beings who should be caring for God’s creation. My challenge to … Continue reading

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Improv on John 21

Come and have breakfast – come — from caught-nothing nights or nets stretched to breaking with responsibility for all the floppy-gilled children of this sweet deep world. Come and have breakfast — you who strain for the creaking keel of … Continue reading

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