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Christians and Rainforest Exploitation

The kinds of exploitation we see in the rainforest with regards to Sr. Dorothy Stang’s work can be described in terms of logging, ranching/irresponsible farm management, harassment, etc.  388 more words


Beatitude #4

Blessed are those who Hunger and Thirst For RIGHTEOUSNESS For they will be FILLED.

Matthew 5:6

Remembering each day of His way, truth, and light and “walking the walk” when the world is on a different path. 65 more words

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Righteousness, Ought-States, and Staying Hungry

“Blessed are those that hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” – Jesus, Matthew Chapter 5

Most of the time when someone used the word “righteousness” around me, I get uncomfortable.

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Beatitude #7

Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS for they shall be called the CHILDREN of GOD.
Matthew 5:9

But rather love your enemies, and do good to them, and lend expecting nothing back; then your reward will be great and you will be children of the Most High, for he himself is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
LUKE 6:35


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A Month of Weekends

What a fantastic month it has been! At the end of June, M and I spent a three-day weekend at our favorite bed and breakfast. We enjoyed a fine meal to celebrate my birthday, slept without the dogs waking us, spent hours reading, and enjoyed some peaceful time in a huge, green hammock. 368 more words

My Journey

Is a Simple Beatitude Enough?

“Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.”
– Jesus, Matthew Chapter 5

I’ve heard this verse a million times. I’ve read it and “meditated” on it.

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Be a Blessing Today

As John the Baptist sat languishing in the Roman prison after he encountered and chastised Herod, Jesus took time to assure him and his followers that He was indeed “the One”, the Messiah, the Christ. 229 more words