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Think rightly of God

I’ve been thinking… “Thoughts constitute the greatness of man,” wrote Pascal in “The Pensées.” He explains it this way: “I wish to..


NOT LONG AGO MY HUSBAND AND I ACQUIRED a little boat — a 1973 Swedish-built 25-foot fiberglass troller that has a reputation..

Faith remembered

MEMORY IS COMPLEX, YET CRUCIAL to much of life. As well as providing creatures with mental patterns of essential routines, it’s the..

Doing the truth

MARCUS BORG DIED IN LATE JANUARY. He was a famous — though many would say infamous — Bible scholar and theologian. Borg..


Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return. WE ARE MARKED, EACH ONE OF US, with the sign of the..

Shared Psalms

At an evening concert in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Protestants and Catholics joined under one roof to hear and sing ancient psalms set..

A party

AS I WRITE THESE WORDS, I’m just grinning as I reflect on our annual seminary Christmas party last night. The president’s manse..