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An offering from Kathy: The Communion of Saints

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. 187 more words



“I never expected much of the bishops, in all history, popes and bishops and abbots seem to have been blind and power-loving and greedy. I never expected leadership from them.

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Two Weekend Reads

To what extent might unresolved trauma be impacting our settler Mennonite capacity to feel empathy with other traumatized groups? If we, as a community, can recognize this impact and guard against the egoism of victimization, wouldn’t it stand to reason that our hearts would be more open to the pain being carried by our indigenous neighbours and our hands more ready to work at “restorative solidarity”? 363 more words

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March 24 - Oscar Romero

From the Bible

Read Isaiah 61

The Sovereign Lord will show his justice to the nations of the world.
Everyone will praise him!
His righteousness will be like a garden in early spring, 373 more words

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The Truth Is All Powerful

From Sojourner Truth:

I feel safe in the midst of my enemies, for the truth is all powerful and will prevail.

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March 20 - Gordon Cosby

From the Bible

Read 2 Corinthians 5:6-11

Therefore we are always confident and know that as long as we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord. 612 more words

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March 17 - Patrick

From the Bible

Read Acts 2:14-24 

What you see was predicted long ago by the prophet Joel:
‘In the last days,’ God says,
‘I will pour out my Spirit upon all people. 564 more words

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