Yearly Archives: 2017

June 23

Reflection This is a time to pray for peace. And it is especially a time to pray for peace within the household of Abraham and Sarah and Hagar. As Jews, Christians and Muslims, we are painfully divided, even though we

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June 22

Reflection We are at the beginning of another summer, a holy time and a sacred place in our journey of life. The Creator, who breathed this world into being is discernible within the harmony of nature. We are grateful for

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June 21

Summer Solstice Reflection Today is the beginning of summer. In our hemisphere, earth is becoming its ripest and most lush. It is a time of deeper connection with the four basic elements: fire, water, air and earth. The fire of

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June 20

Reflection For Jesus, the presence of God’s Spirit is evident in human interactions of mercy, compassion, forgiveness, sharing, working for justice, respect, joy, working for peace, When you see these things, you know God’s Spirit is here. When you do

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June 19

Reflection To be still is to seek a serenity, a calm, a tranquility of being. Stillness is part of the awareness of God’s presence which we call prayer. It involves no commotion or agitation. We exchange our usual business, noise

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June 18

Feast of Corpus Christi  Reflection The early Christian Community began to come together and celebrate  a memorial of Jesus’ death and resurrection in a communal meal. Eating and drinking with Jesus was a central experience of the disciples.  The Christian

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June 17

Reflection Decisions bring consequences. They challenge us to move into commitments. All commitments impose responsibilities on us; they require an unequivocal yes. Decisiveness enables us to focus on where we’re going; indecision or vacillation holds us standing in place. Jesus

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June 16

Reflection The way we treat people is a good index of the measure of the authenticity of our faith. Jesus treated others in a fully human way – he treated others with respect – he valued them as individuals and

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June 15

Reflection Questions can be dangerous.  They can take us right to the edge of what is known and comfortable.  They can require tremendous courage to ask because we know that new questions can lead us to new ways of perceiving,

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June 14

  Reflection “On this Flag Day, in a country that is ideologically more divided than ever, let us remember our flag as a symbol of our founding principles, the struggle to keep the American dream alive, the history behind it

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