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Filled with Loving Kindness: Our House of Loving Kindness

It was a great privilege and an honor to travel to North Dakota this past week to take part in a gathering of over 500 clergy from at least 20 different faith traditions, along with indigenous peoples from well over … Continue reading

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Justice: Forgiveness

This past week, people of the Jewish faith honored the season of atonement and forgiveness in their observation of Yom Kippur. Every year people look at their relationships and examine where they need to make repairs, to atone for words … Continue reading

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The Playground: Not Unspeakable

Since Wednesday’s tragic events at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, I am finding it tremendously challenging to write about “play”.  Nine people who were engaged in worship through Bible study were shot and killed by … Continue reading

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Foundations: Forgiveness

  “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”  Luke 23:34  The virtue of forgiveness is very often discussed with emphasis on what it does for us, the forgivers, rather than what it does for those whom we choose … Continue reading

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The Threshold: Forgiveness

Our ability to forgive allows us to make space for our ability to meet suffering—our suffering as well as the suffering of others—with a kind heart. Gina Sharpe, “The Power of Forgiveness“ “Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the … Continue reading

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