Category Archives: God in Relationships

relationships human, divine and with the creatures… intimacy & worship

A Book Review – May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homes

  At this time in my life I read various kinds of books for very different reasons. By far, much of what I read is some form of escape from my present reality. Such reading is one means of surviving … Continue reading

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The Lone Ranger, Tonto, Genocide, and Laughter

I grew up listening to “The Lone Ranger and Tonto” on the radio from my bed at night. It was my favorite program, after the one that began with Teddy Bear’s Picnic Song. I’m not at all clear as to … Continue reading

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Mary’s Magnificat – an Advent Retreat

This is no magic process, rather an ancient well known spiritual practice where-by we realize that we cannot advocate very well for others what we do not grasp for ourselves. Love for love, compassion for compassion, and wisdom for wisdom. Continue reading

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A Reading List

Reading as a way to gain some understanding of Native peoples
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Lament as a Temporary Home

…lament is a kind of temporary home Continue reading

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Doctrine of Discovery at GC77

A lament is a small death and resurrection
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The Discovery of Lament & the Doctrine of Discovery

Lament is a small form of death and resurrection. It does more than cleansing. Rather, lament transforms by opening our eyes, ears, hands, hearts and minds to each other, to God and to ourselves. Continue reading

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Resources for Responding to the Doctrine of Discovery

Below are several parts of a work in progress. Designed for the non-scholar who wants to know what the Doctrine of Discovery  (DOD) is, and why it continues to challenge Christians to respond to this unsavory part of the Christian … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Pilgrimage to the John T. Williams Honor Pole — May 24th 2012

We gathered on the lawn in front of the John T.Williams Honor pole, within site of the Space Needle,  the EMP Museum, the Monorail and a MacDonald’s. That location, in the midst of so much that seems at odds with … Continue reading

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Memory, Writing, and Going to the Dentist

“….writing is about memory and the storage of memories, more than about communication” John Rogerson Perhaps this idea that writing is more about memory and the storage of memories, rather than communication, is why I find it necessary to write, … Continue reading

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