Monthly Archives: February 2014

It’s still cold

Water pipes slamming, cranking out icy fury: I know how they feel.

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Year A Epiphany 5: salt

If rock salt comes from rocks (hence the salt mines), and sea salt comes from the sea, where does table salt come from? Jesus said, “You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world.” But … Continue reading

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the light of the world

When you hide your face, the sky falls. Stars burn cold; the sun slumps, refusing to rise to the occasion; the moon gapes like a dumb rock. When you look away, ashen shadows coat everything with their fingerless touch. Turn … Continue reading

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