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The Contemplative Companion for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

“Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.” 30 more words

Contemplative Christianity

The Cross and the Lynching Tree

Today, we depart from the lectionary readings to reflect on Christ, the Cross, and racialized violence with these paragraphs from James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree… 417 more words

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“Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
Stop judging and you will not be judged.
Stop condemning and you will not be condemned.
Forgive and you will be forgiven.” …
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Jangan Tanya Dapat Apa

Cerita Injil yang diambil hari ini lucu-lucu menjengkelkan, tapi masih mendinganlah ada lucunya daripada cerita yang nyangkut-nyangkut lembaga berinisial DPRD (kok ya gak disingkat PD2R  351 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

“Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”  – Matthew 23.12

The failures of my life have been like kisses awakening me from sleep, reminding me to release my sense of entitlement and bitterness into this new moment. 41 more words

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Grasping for Security

by Phil Morice Brubaker

Genesis 22:1-2 – Some time later God tested Abraham. … “Take your son, your only son, whom you love―Isaac―and go to the region of Moriah. 419 more words

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Forgiven Again and Again

“A heart contrite and humbled,
O God, you will not spurn.”

Psalm 51:19

Two weeks have passed since Ash Wednesday. How are you doing? I am ashamed to admit that, in the past, I have reached this milestone with the realization that I have not adhered to my Lenten plan a single day. 263 more words