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Red shirt and blue shorts

Originally posted on jacob_limping:
I am haunted by the image of the little boy lying in the surf. My daughter used to sleep in just that pose. But she was breathing, safe in her bed, in a home that…

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What I want to tell Finn

(Recently my daughter and son-in-law came for a visit bringing their baby, Finn, to meet his great-grandparents.  He is the first great-grandchild.  And on Sunday morning we did a “Rite of Blessing in Anticipation of Baptism.”  It allowed the family … Continue reading

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Red shirt and blue shorts

I am haunted by the image of the little boy lying in the surf. My daughter used to sleep in just that pose. But she was breathing, safe in her bed, in a home that was intact, in a city that was not bombed, in a country not convulsed in violence. Continue reading

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The sound of a hundred snakes

I remember as a child being somewhat confused by the number of times in the Sunday worship service we asked for forgiveness. We always began the service with a general confession and declaration of forgiveness. But then we would hear … Continue reading

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