Category Archives: Faith

God breathes

The breath of God blows through all of creation and through each of us. The seeds of creation are in each of us. We are stardust Billion year old carbon We are golden In Hebrew, the word for Spirit, ruach, … Continue reading

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God moves

I heard them before I saw them. And I heard them for a long time. I was hitchhiking across rural roads in Missouri and hadn’t seen much beyond abject poverty for what felt like most of my life. The night … Continue reading

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50

I turned 50 recently. The age where we realize there are more yesterdays than tomorrows. Half a century. All the coins in my pocket are younger than I. The most recent Supreme Court Justice is younger than I am. At … Continue reading

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Save the People

This song comes into my head often… So I thought I’d post it here, to make it easy to return to. And when I’m in the mood for the original… … and the movie… Shall crime bring crime forever Strength … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Thank you,” I said as calmly and sincerely as I could. “Thank you very much.” I have a problem with my tone. For as long as I can remember. My voice doesn’t always communicate emotions I try to convey. I … Continue reading

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God and climate change

This understanding of God … … is a problematic understanding. God will take care of climate change, but Rep. Walberg took things into his own hands when it came time to help 20 million people lose their health insurance. Walberg … Continue reading

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Liberty

Trump is giving the graduation address at Liberty University, which claims to be the largest Christian college. Are those who accommodate, accept or ignore evil any better than the evil doer? I don’t think so. Trump is a liar, an … Continue reading

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Embracing evil

When some Christians talk about Jesus, they are simply wrong. Their politics are more important than the actual teaching of Jesus, and so they’ve twisted Jesus into something that’s not in the Bible and clearly not the message of Jesus. … Continue reading

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“President Carter, am I a Christian?”

I love President Carter. I’ve written about him here: President Carter   and here: The desire to find peace on Memorial Day   and here: You met a president   New York Times reporter Nicolas Kristof had a great e-mail interview with … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

Matthew 21:1-11 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with … Continue reading

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