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From My Reading

“Easter morning. A very simple, quiet Eucharist around the table in Madame Vanier’s dining room….A small group of friends happy to be together. We spoke together about the resurrection. 584 more words

Living As Apprentices

An ANZAC Day lament

by Rev. Claude Mostowik, msc
Pax Christi Australia

Romans 12:2ff: ‘Don’t change yourselves to be like the people of this world, but let God change you inside with a new way of thinking……….’ We can and must rearrange our priorities…. 2,850 more words


Caring With A Shepherd's Heart

Psalm 23

1  The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2  He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:
He leadeth me beside the still waters. 1,915 more words

C.S. Lewis

#contemplative2018 :: goodfriday

“…but mainly, we come to Friday, we know in our deepest places that Friday is your day of entry into the hurt and hate of the world, you day of bottomless weakness where we have seen you allied with the world in its deepest disorder.  57 more words


Quote for Today: Walter Brueggemann

The alternative to the free market consumer culture is a set of covenants that supports neighborly disciplines, rather than market disciplines, as a producer of culture. 60 more words

Quote For Today

Ecclesiastes and Wisdom

This book is one of the most marginalised of the Old Testament. There are undoubtedly a number of reasons for this. One in particular perhaps stands out for contemporary readers—its first words seem to question the basic understanding that many have of Scripture. 868 more words


Second Naivete

“Beyond the desert of criticism, we wish to be called again”

Paul Ricoeur, The Symbolism of Evil

Holy sand that heals? Stone fetish carvings that are alive? 1,898 more words