Monday Spiritual Ruminations: Hope in the face of violence

If you are unaware of the degree of violence that infiltrates our daily living, I respectfully suggest that you are living under a rock. Violence is woven into everyday actions to the point that it has attained the power of becoming a societal norm. Am I jaded? I do not believe so, but I have become […]

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the balm of gilead

April has been a time of journey for me through this land of blogging. I am grateful to all who have accompanied me as I shared various prayers and poems created from the hearts and voices of many who perceive themselves as voiceless. I hope these writings have given sound to both the sadness and the […]

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For my child…

I believe today’s reflection speaks for itself… my darling daughter it is years since that bastard raped you. do you still feel the pain of betrayal and used-ness? how can you not? or am I not capable of moving beyond this indignity done to you, my flesh and blood my beautiful little girl. I know […]

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easter thoughts…

Christianity lavishly celebrates Easter as the supreme Feast of Life. Many societies also hold Easter as a Feast of Life. After all, it is Spring! new clothes, special meals, families and friends together, bunnies, chicks, colored eggs all these things herald new Life. Seeking New Life is innate!! Throughout these first four weeks of this […]

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cross-ing thresholds….

It is Good Friday. For Christians everywhere, this day is a sacred remembrance, a confrontation with darkness, hate, and all that we name as sin. It is the story of one who stood his ground in spite of all the worst we could throw at him. This day is our story as well– ours of slipping […]

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