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When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good ...

A while ago, the book titled Fruit of the Drunken Tree piqued my interest. The story  contrasts the struggles of Chula, who lives in a gated community in Bogotá, Columbia and Petrona, the family’s maid, who lives in city’s slum area–an area  controlled by followers of Pablo Escobar, an infamous drug lord. 803 more words

Dealing With Changes In God's World

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This semester I have been attending an Episcopal prayer service each Tuesday and Thursday morning. While I do typically prefer a more casual and contemporary worship environment, the sacredness of high church traditions still stirs my soul in a meaningful way. 768 more words

Faith

Quote for Today: Desmond Tutu

Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you’ve closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. 30 more words

Quote For Today

"Mary & Joseph": Forgiveness

Today, I watched the Christian inspirational movie, “Mary and Joseph.” It is the story of how Mary and Joseph’s friends, Rebekah and Elijah, struggle with Rebekah’s family’s death at the hands of one of Herod’s soldiers. 579 more words

Christianity

The Second Chance

He had been seeing a little boy’s head floating above the door in his hotel room.  And they had flown in an airplane they piloted across Lookout Mountain to attend Sadie’s wedding in our backyard.  6,306 more words

Spirituality

HONORING ERROR

When I was in high school, we told a joke: This life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been an actual life you would have been told where to go and what to do.  1,375 more words

CURRENT EVENTS

Called to be a Community of Grace & Gratitude

My friends, we are called to be a community of grace & gratitude.
Grace & Gratitude flow from what calls us here together.
What calls us here together calls to the deepest parts of ourselves, as human beings, calls to our deepest needs and calls to our deepest creative possibilities. 999 more words

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