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Being a Prophetic Voice in Times of Disaster

From the time when a major natural disaster strikes, one can hold their breath until people have quickly announced that such a tragedy (which incidentally, happened in a place far, far away and did not remotely touch the speaker) was … Continue reading

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Do not Weep for Me… (Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem)

In his gospel, Luke tells us that as Jesus was on the way to Golgotha, a number of women followed Jesus, mourning and wailing for him. Remarkably, he turns to them, saying, “do not weep for me; weep for yourselves and … Continue reading

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Will You Forget Me Forever?

“How long, oh Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

This is my first and rather uneventful entry in my new blog. I figure for such a moment I should do nothing more or less than plot my course. I like to think of myself as a pilgrim, living in … Continue reading

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