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I’m Going to Go Home and Read the Doctrine of Discovery”

“I’m Going to Go Home and Read the DOCTRINE OF DISCOVERY” After hearing, sadly for the first time, about the Doctrine of Discovery, many a well-educated and well- meaning person says, “When I get home from this conference, I am … 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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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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Rest In Peace Walter Bryant Jan 20, 1947 -March 5, 2012

Rest in Peace,  Walter Bryant                                                 Jan 20, 1947 – March 5, 2012 This posting was originally written for my friend, Walter Bryant. I have just heard that … Continue reading

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“Princess Angeline – Responding to Injustice as a Community of Faith”

“Princess Angeline – Responding to Injustice as a Community of Faith” Wednesdays in Lent: March 7, 14, 21, 28, 2012 *** 7pm – 8:30 pm St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 111 NE 80th Street Seattle, WA 98115 Although we may know … Continue reading

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WOMEN WHO WEEP and the Cries of Faith

The Priory Spirituality Center Women Who Weep and the Cries of Faith March 17, 2012 Saturday 9:15AM-3:00PM A multi-media encounter with biblical women – Rachel, Hannah, the daughters of Jerusalem, and more than one Mary – who weep and lament … Continue reading

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Commemorating David Pendleton Oakerhater in Light of the Doctrine of Discovery

 A Commemoration of David Pendleton Oakerhater Deacon and Missionary of the Cheyenne, 1931  God’s Warrior               …in light of the Doctrine of Discovery       Thursday, September 1, 2011 Saint Mark’s Cathedral Seattle, … Continue reading

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Wintertalk 2011

the “official” words about this event. I do this, because they are important
and describe well what happened: Continue reading

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Something to bring home from vacation — “Heartache” by F. Paolo Frontini

In an earlier post about our summer vacation I did not mention the musical evenings at the Old Wheeler Hotel, in Wheeler, OR. After dinner at the only restaurant in town that was open, we returned to the hotel to … Continue reading

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