Killing the Planet is Against My Religion

Killing the Planet is Against My Religion

Stop preaching about “being good stewards of the Earth”.  The title of the Sojourners article by Rev. Fletcher Harper, executive director of GreenFaith, caught me off guard. But as I read, I realized that what the author was saying is that, in these days of climate...

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Our Spiritual Discipline: Be imitators of God

Our Spiritual Discipline: Be imitators of God

In this passage from the New Testament letter to the Ephesians, Christians are called to be “imitators of God”. This does not mean Christians are expected to be perfect; we know we all fall short. Rather, it means that we choose to open to the Spirit at work in our...

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Easter Continues!

Easter Continues!

This beautiful poem below gave me deep encouragement to bear resurrection witness to the “unkillableness of love”. - Pastor Annette Forget about the afterlife. Resurrection is not for dead people. It's for those of us most alive. It's the way we live when we've gotten...

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Seeking Kindness

Seeking Kindness

Some of you have probably heard that the “new and right spirit” that I am seeking this Lent is the spirit of kindness, particularly in those situations and with those persons when I find it most challenging. Kindness seems to be where everything good in relationships...

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Seeking Refuge

Seeking Refuge

Be merciful to me, O God, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.                                 -Psalm 57:1 (ESV) A member of my women’s circle shared this text with us last time we...

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Listening With Our Eyes Closed

What I say to you in the dark, tell in the light; what you hear whispered, proclaim from the housetops. –Matthew 10:27 A couple of months ago I shared with you that I was reading a book called Learning to Walk in the Dark, a reflection on the author’s experience of...

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