Category Archives: God in Struggle and Distress

Not returning to “normal”

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The Staff of the Holy Food Cafe- A Poem

A poem pondering the ways of God from the perspective of the staff at the Holy Food Cafe
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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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A Reading List

Reading as a way to gain some understanding of Native peoples
Beginning Relations through reading Continue reading

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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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