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Here are five affirmations that seek to point towards a description of the gentle kingdom of Jesus.

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Things did not turn out as I had planned. Circumstances did not unfold as I had determined they should.

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I have a prayer that has accompanied me for many years when I run…

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Reading the Bible is a tricky business.

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Zvi Kolitz  was a Jewish journalist, and resistance fighter born on December 14, 1912 in Lithuania; he died September 29, 2002 in New York City.

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If you have spent any time with children, you have likely heard the words. Perhaps you have said them yourself. Or at least you have experienced the feeling even if you are too sophisticated to express it out loud. It is an almost universal lament.

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The Gospel reading appointed for today offers a profound description of the human condition.

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Q: Do you each have any final practical recommendation?

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(nb: this is a transcription of a ten minute talk given by Cynthia Bourgeault at the Center for Action and Contemplation [https://cac.org/] “Trinity The Soul Of Creation” Conference held 6-8 April 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico in which she introduces the Christian meditation practice of Centering Prayer.)

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I was asked after yesterday’s “Beatitudes” sermon about the translation “meek” in Matthew 5:5.

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