Category: Speaking to the Soul

What is Real and Lasts

I couldn’t make heads or tails of the parable for today from Luke’s Gospel.  But I found myself musing about the use of money.  Three

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Be Humble

Sundays at our house when I was a child were the high point of the week. Like most Southern Baptists, the whole family would attend

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A Gift Worth Facing

“What I suspect is meant is a relational indebtedness, the type that twists a gift into a foundation for a different relationship.”

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Little But Fierce

Whoever is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much…- Luke 16:10 Some pray for faith to move mountains;but overlook the gnarled and knotty

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The Daily Commute

“Walking there’s lots of room and time for reflection, meandering thoughts, whimsical tangents, observation, prayer, and, you know, exercise.”

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Offering a Return

By: Emily Meeks A friend asked me to attend a Torah study at her synagogue. I was delighted to participate, to study Hebrew Scripture in

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Gazing

Today the clouds have settled over the hills like a hen on her nest.  Rain and cold heal the sun-blistered earth.  In the broody gray

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Farewell to a Role Model

I’ve been working on a project for a friend, typing umpteen training program pages for an organization she belongs to. It’s interesting for the most

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UnBound

(a poetic reflection on John 11:30-44) Daily Office reading for Friday, September 9, 2022: John 11:30-44 “Unbind him, and let him go.” I can’t even

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