Category Archives: Reflection

Thought for contemplation

Refugee Tales 2

Worth. Reading.

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On the road to Whitby

See Whitby Abbey (that dark square in the distance) a little more clearly here. Learn about Hilda of Whitby Read more on Hilda by author Ray Simpson

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On being and living

What can mean more to the Word than thinking beings, since their very existence is an act of supreme goodness? (Gregory of Nazianzus, Or. 28.11) Living is not a private affair of the individual. Living is what we do with God’s … Continue reading

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“I’d really just like a book on social justice”

From Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement speech last week: Remember when I told you about that class I taught at the Boys and Girls Club? One day after class I was talking to them about college, and one of my top … Continue reading

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When did we see You…a stranger…?

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Marilynne Robinson: On being and worth

“Being and human beings…are invested with a degree of value that we can’t honor appropriately. An overabundance that is magical….Brilliant creatures, who at a very high rate, predictably, are incomprehensible to each other….Abuse or neglect of a human being is … Continue reading

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Little City Kids Die: Why Economic Equity Matters

Source: World Health Organization/UN Habitat, Hidden Cities: Unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings (2010), p. 40.

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