Tag Archives: compassion

Larry & the Bag Man

It might be that a bit of our time is even more precious to the homeless than a bit of food; both would probably be better than either one alone. Continue reading

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Prayer for Wednesday

He who is worthy of all praise will lead us in paths of peace and righteousness… if such is what we truly seek. Continue reading

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A Powerful Calling

If we keep our eyes open and respond with love to the needs we see around us, we fulfill God’s calling in our lives… no matter where we are. Continue reading

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Fresh in the Pan

Last night as we were crossing the river headed back home from Saint Joe, we had a quite pleasant and completely unexpected little surprise. Continue reading

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The Un-Callused Christian

It is not crossing the “red line” of using chemical weapons that is the greatest danger to humanity and the world; it is the line between caring and not caring about the victims of all violence, whether personal or political. Continue reading

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At the Corner of Royal and St. Peter

She stands in the street,
heat and humidity of a New Orleans afternoon,
flailing at her guitar and wailing her song.
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Walking the Olentangy on a Rainy

There are many who die

in this notion of nature’s balance,

unaltered by willful compassion,

the greater preying upon the lesser
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In Step with the Spirit

Faith in the face of adversity
Hope in the midst of despair
Love in response to hostility Continue reading

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Stray Cats

Knowing that we sometimes scratch and claw and hiss at the very one trying to bless us, he reached down and lifted us to him anyway. Continue reading

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Warm Comfort

But the call of love, the call of Christ, the call of service, often moves us beyond the comfortable. Continue reading

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