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Rewrite Those Epitaphs
Originally Posted: 03/31/2014 - 10:22am | Type: Blog

Our scripture texts this week are an invitation to reflection on mortality. Sunday, April 6 is National Epitaph Day. Reading through a list of bizarre and unique holidays is fa ...

As I Walk Through the Sudden Valley: A Psalm, a Prayer
Originally Posted: 01/10/2014 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

I’ve composed a psalm entirely out of Arrested Development quotes based on the ACTS style of prayer, because it is right, and a good and joyful thing, always and everywhere to give thanks to God. And also … no ...

Psalm 65
Originally Posted: 04/13/2012 - 1:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ellen F. Davis Psalm 65 — translation by Ellen F. Davis Food-related coverage in this issue was supported ...

God the Farmer
Originally Posted: 04/22/2013 - 3:58pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ellen F. Davis Psalm 65 gives us a unique portrait of a deity who tends the soil, waters its furrows, and crowns the year with a rich har ...

Fasting in Unity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

"How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! "How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! It is like the precious oil ...

A Psalm for Mine Worker Justice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Yesterday, I read through psalm after psalm searching for the "right" one to read at the opening of the <a href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jT_TJF6XHvkIcroUc3uaHO184YLA ...

Psalm 94 and Sudan
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Psalm 94 is not my psalm, and perhaps it's not yours either. Psalm 8; Psalm 23; Psalm 100. They get a lot of air time because they really speak to us. Psalm 94 is not my ps ...

Dr. Dorothy Height's Funeral: Lifting Her to Heaven
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Under the sweeping arches of the Washington National Cathedral, we <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/29/AR2010042901014.html">celebrated</a> the life o ...

'The Earth is the Lord's and all that is in it'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>Today is Earth Day, an occasion for marking our responsibility to care for our world and the environment. It seems trite to have just one day to remind ourselves of the importance of this -- though th ...

Singing in Exile: An Arizona Church Responds to Immigration Enforcement Action
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/voices-of-immigration/"></a></p> Let me first say that neither I, nor Neighborhood Ministries, no ...

Glenn Beck as Theologian
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Did you know that scripture says, "there is no God?" Yep, it sure does, right there in Psalm 14:1, right after the words "The fool has said in his heart..." Interesting, isn't it? ...