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Pray Like Martha

Martha and her siblings Mary and Lazarus were dear friends of Jesus. In two different circumstances, Martha is direct and tenacious in her questions toward Jesus.

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Where Is the Peace?

Reflect In his poem “The Peace of Wild Things,” Wendell Berry writes about how peace can be found and experienced in the wild things found

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Let Your Life Speak

Reflect One of the most well-known poems of Mary Oliver is “The Summer Day.” She ends it with some of her most famous words, “Tell

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Polarization vs. Alienation

Reflect One of the saddest realizations of our current culture is how polarized we Americans have become—politics, faith, how we treat people different than us.

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Be a Prophet Like John

Reflect If John the Baptist walked among us today, we probably would be quite scandalized by his camel hair clothes and bug-eating ways. And yet,

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Help. Thanks. Wow.

Reflect In her book with this very title, Anne Lamott shows how these three prayers—asking for help, appreciating the good we find, and feeling awe

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