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In Ukraine, art is cultural memory

Written by By Elizabeth Lev. It may seem frivolous to talk about art during such a grave humanitarian crisis, but art is an essential part of the humanity of a culture, exploited by invaders and destroyed by barbarians to strike at the heart of a people’s identity.

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Holy Spirit, the Placer of Obstacles?

What does it mean for us as Christians to worship a God who places obstacles in our paths? In fact, what drove the author of Acts to interpret obstacles as being from the Holy Spirit, rather than the forces of evil? Wouldn’t it make more sense to interpret obstacles to the spreading of the Gospel as being devil-sent, and not God-sent?  

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Commencing Resurrection

The world all around us is bursting forth in its leafy, floral finery. What better time than now to dig deep and cultivate a sense of wonder, gratitude, enjoy in our hearts for all the gifts that God has given us, for each precious moment that we have to be with those we love, and to see the miracle of this beautiful earth that bears us tenderly within her embrace?

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His eye is on the sparrow

That one,
heir to the earth
in the fluorescent heavens
of the grocery hall:
the sparrow cannot fall,
it will not fall uncaught
by the eye of God.

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Outline for a streamlined General Convention announced

In a joint statement today, the Presiding Bishop and President of the House of Deputies proposed recommendations that will fulfill the promise of hosting an in-person General convention in Baltimore in July while also seeking to provide as safe a space as possible in the midst of ongoing COVID infections.

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