Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 10

Reflection At its core, global climate change is not about economic theory or political platforms, nor about partisan advantage or interest group pressures. It is about the future of God’s creation and the one human family. It is about protecting both the human environment’ and the natural environment. To embrace our role as stewards of God’s creation, we must employ…

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September 9

Reflection   No matter what the situation or evidence shows to the contrary, there are people who refuse to open themselves to new possibilities. The same view, the same words, the same perspectives are too embedded for change. Yet with every action, every thought, every dream we have, each of us is creating the future. Today was yesterday and will…

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September 8

Feast of Mary’s Nativity Reflection “Miriam of Nazareth abides in the circle of disciples as our sister, a poor woman of the people to whom God has done great things; a young Spirit-filled Jewish woman finding her joy in God; a woman vulnerable to violence in a patriarchal setting; a friend of God who made her own difficult choices with…

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September 4

Reflection There is an Apache Blessing that prays,” May the sun bring you new energy by day; may the moon softly restore you by night; may the rain wash away your worries; may the breeze blow new strength into your being.” It is a simple statement reminding us of our deep connection with this earth. We abruptly realize the distortion…

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September 3

Reflection This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines human precepts. Isaiah 29:1 Isaiah puts these words on the lips of God. It makes God sound somewhat sad and disappointed. Yet, isn’t it an indictment of so many of us personally and in the public…

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