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no good deed goes unpunished

The Parable of the Good Samaritan.

These days I seldom dream.  Last night I had a vivid dream reminding me of a moment in my past. 394 more words

Spirituality

How to prepare to hear youth champion choosing love?

This weekend, the Youth in grades 7-12 will lead worship at both Greenwood on Saturday evening and downtown Sunday morning. Why should you make sure that you and the kiddos attend one of these services? 545 more words

Hard Questions

An updated version of the parable of the good Samaritan.

 “After having lost his job when the company he worked for closed down the factory and moved its production to China, an American worker was going down I95 from New York State to North Carolina, but in Baltimore he was attacked by illegal aliens. 381 more words

Environment

Still Falling

The dog from Corpus Christi appears bemused

by the still-falling snow

Cold to the paw and to the scruff

he shakes his mane as if to say directly… 105 more words

Poetry

THE MORAL CASE FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE

 

Earlier today Speaker of the House Paul Ryan pulled from consideration a health care reform bill that was designed to replace Obamacare.  The speaker, it turns out, was unable to secure a consensus within his own party to get the bill through Congress.  1,206 more words

Morality / Ethics

Deuteronomy 22:4 - Avoiding Eye Contact Doesn't Make The Person Who Needs Help Go Away

Deuteronomy 22:4

Helping Your Neighbor

How often do we walk right past homeless people as if they do not exist? How often do you look away when you get off the interstate and some homeless guy is panhandling at the end of the exit ramp? 1,933 more words

Book Of Deuteronomy

A Radical Reading of Yeshua's Parables

Book Review: Short Stories by Jesus, by Amy-Jill Levine

Amy-Jill Levine thinks we’ve got it all wrong when it comes to Yeshua’s parables, and she has the credentials to make such a claim. 1,923 more words