Arts & Essays: Spirituality & Faith

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  • Written By: Arnell ArnTessoni
    May 01, 2020

    Covered in Dust

    The ancient Jewish blessing, “May you be covered in the dust of your rabbi,” means just that — that as we spend time with our rabbi, walking,...
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    April 27, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Chapter 20 is all about being different. The first time you read it, it sounds pretty depressing. It’s the first time Lao Tzu gets really personal...
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  • Written By: Chris Blake
    April 24, 2020

    Happy 50th Birthday, Earth Day!

    How we treat this planet is how we’ll treat our home forever. Everything matters. The New Earth is second nature to us. As caretakers for the...
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    April 21, 2020

    In This Moment

    We are in one of those social earthquakes that lay bare our fault lines, when the tectonic plates shift under our feet and up-thrust the strata of...
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    April 20, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Today we’re going to look at two chapters. Chapter 18 talks about four consequences of a society that is breaking down. Chapter 19 makes it personal...
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  • Written By: Dennis Hollingsead
    April 17, 2020

    Life Insurance

    Do we have the same life insurance that Jesus had?
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    April 13, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Both of these chapters talk about leadership — a kind of leadership that totally flips any of our preconceived notions about good leaders upside down...
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  • Written By: Michael Pearson
    April 10, 2020

    Easter Sabbath In the Time of Pandemic

    Easter Sabbath was a time of waiting. A time of no action. No drama. Nothing much to report so it gets edited out of the story. But it is a mistake...
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  • Written By: Kim Allan Johnson
    April 10, 2020

    When Asking “Why?” Doesn’t Work

    I used to have a rather shallow, unexamined view of how human suffering fit into my faith. Mentally I put it in a glass jar to protect and preserve...
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  • Written By: Catherine Taylor
    April 08, 2020

    Ten Words

    Thorns. Naked. Dying already. The clamor doesn’t matter. The nails don’t matter. The anger doesn’t matter. On this little hill called Golgotha only...
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