Sharp About Your Prayers

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January 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on Slush · Faith and the City

This past Monday put me in a grumpy mood. After dropping my son off at school, I negotiated icy sidewalks and slush clogged intersections trying to make my way back to the subway. It was a ridiculous mess. Trudging along in single file with other commuters and school children, I began muttering about scofflaws who […]

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Take This Bread

October 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on Take This Bread · Faith and the City

This Sunday is World Communion Sunday. Why do we have this celebration? Where did it come from? In 1936, totalitarian powers across the globe were building armies and rattling their newly forged sabers. It was an anxious moment in human history — a prelude to panoramic war. Faced with nationalistic posturing and divisive rhetoric, a […]

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