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Contempt wears many faces | A Dream, Part 4

Nora Ephron quote

I love dreams because I get to rewrite the ending of those that trouble me. This dream troubles me.

Most difficult is seeing myself in Read the rest of this entry »

“Gather my broken fragments…”

Here’s an excellent reading for today. It’s George MacDonald’s sonnet for February 29. I know, this isn’t a leap year. It is, however, appropriate for the end of any day, week or month of the year. Including February! So here it is, with my comments following. Read the rest of this entry »

Are You a stranger? | Dear God

Dear God,
Are You a stranger? you know–the kind I feel uneasy about. Even afraid of.  Eager to avoid at any cost. The kind I’d rather not Read the rest of this entry »

Dear God, ‘About God’ | Part 2 of 2

Dear God,
I’m back!  So how did I get started on this?  Recently I got a note from a friend who ‘named’ you several ways.  She referred to you as the Eternal One, Read the rest of this entry »

Who’s the Boss?

There’s an old, old story in the Bible–the story of deeply rooted hostility between men and women.  According to Genesis 3, the wall of division between men and women goes far deeper, and begins ages earlier, than any other wall of division in the human race.  It’s deeper and wider than Jew and Gentile; deeper and wider than slave and free.

Esther 1 reminds us: The power struggle between men and women has ancient roots Read the rest of this entry »

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