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Living Generously

One thing about living in community, that we have been learning here at Scargill, is to live generously. And what I mean by living generously is being willing to forgive, to go the extra mile, and have a desire to serve. 409 more words

When silence will not do . . .

“The dominant ideology of our culture wants to silence all serious speech, cover over all serious loss, and deny all real grief. Such a silencing is accomplished through the reduction of life to technique that promises satiation. 66 more words

Daily Riches: The Transformational Power of the Psalms (Philip Yancey, Anatoly Shcharansky, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Walter Brueggemann)

“In 1977, at the height of the Cold War, Anatoly Shcharansky, a brilliant young mathematician and chess player, was arrested by the KGB for his repeated attempts to emigrate to Israel. 436 more words


The myth of scarcity

The Wisconsin legislature last week debated a bill that would limit the foods available to recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or food stamps. The very limited list of allowable foods are the same foods allowed under the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program. 892 more words

From The Cavalier County Republican

The Sneaky Whisper

In search of a deeper understanding of MLK’s thinking regarding the complex relationship between a philosophical commitment to non-violence and eruptions of riots as a… 79 more words


Sermon: Churches just want people who will believe their dogma.

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” When he had said this, as they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. 1,370 more words


Post-election reflection on reviving exuberant hope

As the British election results sink in and we move on into the unknown but highly speculated upon future, there is little doubt that the mandate of those of us who profess to Hope, to Love and to have Faith, is largely unchanged…whatever our particular political convictions are. 1,158 more words

Bible And Justice