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Prayer for Egypt, April 9, 2017

Hosanna, God, please save us. Blessed is the One who come in God’s name. Blessed today in Egypt are those who die in your name with palms in their hands, songs of children on their lips, a story of a … Continue reading

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Lament for Luke 12: 49-56

Father against son, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law, in one household of two against three five bodies in the mosque. Wind from the south? a Coptic church is burning. Cloud in the west? Islamist sister weeps for her gunshot brother with a … Continue reading

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A Blessing for Egypt

I repudiate my tambourines, dance no more at anyone’s washing away. Egypt, I name you – not place of plagues and villains, but hope of dreamers like Joseph, and women who kneel their conspiracy to save babies, home for the … Continue reading

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