Category Archives: Proverbs

More Beautiful for Being Broken: Multiple Sclerosis

That guy that can’t walk by Dion Oxford, Reposted with permission. In 2010 I traveled to Costa Rica with Erinn and Cate for surgery. It was rumored that this procedure could do a lot to alleviate some of the significant … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift of my Friendship

The greatest gift my friendship can give you is the gift of your Belovedness. I can give that gift only insofar as I have claimed it for myself. Isn’t that what friendship is all about: giving each other the gift … Continue reading

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More Beautiful for Being Broken: Kintsukuroi

“The Japanese art of Kintsugi, or Kintsukuroi, repairs broken pottery with seams of gold. This repairs the brokenness in a way that makes the object even more beautiful for being broken. It is a long and difficult process, but the results are … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur – a Palestinian Christian Perspective

Yom Kippur  (the Jewish day of atonement) – starts at sundown tonight. The following comes from a Palestinian Christian perspective written for last year’s celebration – for your edification: “Today, we celebrate in Israel the day of atonement or Yom Kippur. … Continue reading

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On Time and Prayer

On Time by John Milton Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet’s pace; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which is no more … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Companionship

In her article, “Landscape and Community“, Maxine Hancock shares something of her transition to live in the Annapolis Valley (Nova Scotia). Her reflection leads to a prayer for companionship.  Here is an excerpt and her prayer: “Our mountain is most often … Continue reading

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Tongue’s Confession

Tongue’s Confession by Deene Webb Clever, clever I think that I’m so clever, As poison spits between my teeth.“Hey, I know!” she says, eyes bright, but sarcasm thick as honey, green as slime seals her idea’s fate.They recoil from my … Continue reading

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