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Memorial 9/11 Prayers – A Resource List

Memorial 9/11 Prayers – A Resource List

The 13th memorial of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 are is only a few days away. For many memories are surfacing and grief being poured out. Unfortunately fear and insecurity also tends to rise at this time, fuelled by reports of increasing terrorist chatter as the day approaches. At a time like this it is(…)

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Back to School Prayers – A Resource List

Back to School Prayers – A Resource List

Here in the Northern hemisphere summer is coming to a close and students are getting ready to go back to school. There are some great prayers and liturgies out there to help prepare our hearts and minds for the coming season. The list below is gathered from a variety of faith perspectives and different countries. If(…)

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Prayers for the Journey

Prayers for the Journey

I have had so much to share over the last few months that I have not had time or space to post some of the prayers I have written for the Light for the Journey Facebook page. So here are a few of the most popular from the last month that have not appeared as(…)

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When Hospitality Hurts by Amy Boucher Pye

When Hospitality Hurts by Amy Boucher Pye

Sometimes, hospitality hurts. We extend ourselves and welcome people into our homes, anticipating times of engaging conversation and laughter. But afterwards, we find ourselves drained in body, mind, and spirit. We become tempted to pull up the drawbridge and keep our castle to ourselves for a time. Our family has just come through a time(…)

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Is Your Faith Riddled with Doubt

Is Your Faith Riddled with Doubt

This morning I am looking out my window on our first cloudy day for quite a while. Like most people, I love sunshine and relish the long cloudless days that are often part of summer even here in the Pacific Northwest. But even more than that, I love the sunshine that radiates through the clouds, and(…)

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Thank You Thank You Thank You – Our Kickstarter Campaign Was A Success

Thank You Thank You Thank You – Our Kickstarter Campaign Was A Success

I think that the title of this post says it all. It’s time to dance and sing and clap your hands. Together we have done it! I just wanted to extend a big thank you for those of you who contributed to our kickstarter campaign. Our target was $5,000 and we raised $5,300.  Hopefully we will(…)

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Embracing the Wild Hospitality of God

Embracing the Wild Hospitality of God

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at a seminary class about spirituality and gardening. It was a fun class, but one question asked by a student keeps intruding in my mind. Didn’t God curse the creation after the fall? he asked, implying that it no longer reflected the glory of God and that we no longer needed to respect(…)

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Snails, Crickets or Tarantulas Anyone?

Snails, Crickets or Tarantulas Anyone?

A couple of days ago I watched a program on TV about the insects we should and could be eating from our gardens. It was fascinating.  Evidently 2 billion people eat insects as their main protein source. They have a low carbon imprint. They are plentiful in most parts of the world and high in(…)

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Contemplative Activist

"I discovered... the need for strong anchors that would make it possible for me to continue responding now matter how challenging the circumstances around me were...that is how I came into that balance between activism and contemplation, recognizing that it's only in the place of deep contemplation that we often find the resources we need to really be activists..."

2 Comments

  1. Mary Sayler
    Dec 20, 2013 @ 15:09:06

    Thank you so much for this lovely interview and your confirming word, Christine, on what’s been coming to me recently about appreciation of and reliance on the Breath of God.

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  2. Esther Hizsa
    Dec 02, 2013 @ 19:29:51

    This is wonderful. Thanks Christine & Rod.

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