Tag Archives: Cultural Norms

Markings and Dag Hammarskjöld: A Secretary-General and the Path of Peace

“In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.” Dag Hammarskjöld (Introduction written by Kathy Dunn) We live in a world that is plagued by duality.  We can see signs of the beautiful and magnificent, … Continue reading

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Remembering the Fallen at War – Human and Animal

In the United States, today marks the day upon which Americans will honor the fallen at war.  Yet, how often during this day of remembrance will people think also of the animals that were part of our wars?  I would … Continue reading

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Ode to a Turkey

A tragedy happened tonight.  There weren’t any reporters on the scene.  The incident did not draw attention from the masses.  In fact, it may have been a tragedy that did not stir the heart of the driver or human witnesses … Continue reading

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Sustaining the Joy of the Lord While Advocating for Animals

Psalm 56:8 “You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” I don’t know about you, but the joy of the Lord can escape me … Continue reading

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Going Through Samaria

Last week in the post “Into Samaria,” we left off with Jesus and the Samaritan woman conversing at the well near the town of Sychar.  She had just told this no ordinary Jewish man that she knew the Messiah would … Continue reading

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Into Samaria

In the sermon “Through Samaria” (Woodland Hills Church, St. Paul, MN, USA) there is a very good point Greg Boyd makes. Jesus had to go through Samaria. It was likely their custom as Jews was to go around Samaria during … Continue reading

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