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Practice Resurrection

The line above comes from a poem by Wendell Berry that seems fitting this Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday – especially as he encourages us to live counter-culturally – and to “Practice Resurrection.” Let each line exhort, rebuke, and otherwise enlighten … Continue reading

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Bitter Herbs & Bitter Tears

In this linocut of the Last Supper, Christ is offering Judas bread with his own hand, “a gift the defecting disciple receives with a distracted mind and heart. On the table lie the bitter herbs and salt water required for … Continue reading

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What Your Feet Mean to Me

WHAT YOUR FEET MEAN TO ME You say I am doing a beautiful thing for you.      It’s just like you to say that. All I am doing is washing your feet with my tears;      They come … Continue reading

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Good Friday Prayer

“Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world,” John the Baptist said of Jesus in John 1:29.  A lamb on the way to slaughter?  This isn’t the pastoral picture of cuddly sheep; it is the … Continue reading

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