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More Value than Many Sparrows? Matthew 10:29-31 — Guest post Stirling, South Australia

But why would God count humans of more value than one expiring two a penny sparrow? It’s we who price resources of our earth convinced that human profit has more worth than all the fragile beauties freely given and meant … Continue reading

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Reading the Gospel of Matthew in the summertime! A response from Aotearoa/ New Zealand

Rosalie Sugrue has responded to my post of two days ago with her seasonal take on the gospel of Matthew. Reading the Gospel of Matthew in the summertime [improv on Maren Jan 22/2020] There’s something old and dusty, the way … 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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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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Improv on Matthew 13:52

Jesus] said to them,” Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kindom of heaven is like the householder who brings out of the treasure what is pew and what is told.” Put your hand on the pew, any … Continue reading

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Olive Oil … extra virgin Matthew 25: 1-10, another interpretation

My thoughts for the story — different from my friend Gerardo’s It doesn’t make me feel any better that four of my friends are out here with me on the other side of the wall from the music. It was … Continue reading

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Improv on Matthew 5: 3-16, for myself, all my friends in recovery

Blessed are the powerless over alcohol, for theirs is the realm of one day at a time. Blessed are weightwatchers, for they shall be comforted without food. Blessed are those willing to go into drug treatment, for they will inherit … Continue reading

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