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Exodus or Bust

Morning Psalm 148 1   Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights! 2   Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host! 3   Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars! 4   Praise him, … Continue reading

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To Be

Several years ago I visited a colleague of mine for some advice about my spiritual life. At our first meeting he said, “I am going to repeat a phrase. You meditate on the phrase. You will know when I am … Continue reading

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Praying the Psalms in Detention

Every morning, when I do my morning devotions, I read from the Psalms.  About every two months I work my way through all the Psalms at least once. Psalms are prayers, so when I say I read through, I am … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 20

The one where Qohelet talks about work.   18 Look, I have seen what is good: it is fitting to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 19

The one where Qohelet talks about money and wealth    13 There is a grievous ill that I have seen under the sun: riches were kept by their owners to their own detriment, 14 and those riches were lost in a bad … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 18

The One where Qohelet says that satisfaction is hard to come by.   8 If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and right, do not be amazed at the matter; for the high … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 17

5 1Step carefully when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than the sacrifice offered by fools; for they don’t even know how to do evil, much less any good. 2 Be not rash … Continue reading

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