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How Can I Keep From Singing? Prayer and Praise as Political Resistance

We need to claim “golden crowns” for every person of color, every woman, every immigrant, every Muslim, every differently-abled person, every human being caught under the heel of America’s delusions of grandeur. An excellent post by the Revd Marcus Halley, via … Continue reading

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Faith

1 As the deer longs for the water brooks, • so longs my soul for you, O God. 2 My soul is athirst for God, even for the living God; • when shall I come before the presence of God? 3 My tears … Continue reading

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When the Darkness Descends

“John’s answer [John of the Cross] is not simple, but in the simplest possible terms, he says that the dark night is God’s best gift to you, intended for your liberation. It is about freeing you from your ideas about … Continue reading

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Truth. Beware.

Trigger warning: child abuse It’s not news to me that there is a co-dependent dynamic in my family – I had guessed as much, with only a very general idea of what co-dependency means. And now that I am sure, … Continue reading

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Pray For Those Who Hide Their Pain

As many of the people around me, I have been deeply affected by the news this week that Robin Williams took his own life – a message and reminder to all of us of the pain and darkness that is hidden in … Continue reading

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Goodbye

This is in memory of my friend’s son who died today of multiple organ failure, after he had tried some drugs at a rave. He was 16. Please pray for his family and his friends.

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