Author Archives: Rosalind Claire Hughes

A prayer for the end of the world

Make all things new; but do not rush forward to your new creation. Do not leave us alone at the end of the world. Continue reading

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Apocalypse and Passover

In times such as these, our prayer is not for God to pass us by, nor to turn a blind eye. Our prayer is for God to be with us, to share with us a sign of God’s covenant: the blood poured out, the meal hastily shared. Continue reading

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Religion and politics: a match made in heaven

The one who pulls us out of the pit is Jesus; himself not unfamiliar with politics and prayer. Continue reading

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Breaking 

codified, commodified,  corralled in free fall; if no one will  stretch out her arms to pluck you from the unsolid state, unsuspended, groundless, unfounded, such weightlessness, spooling out forever

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Overcome

What should a disaster preparedness plan for a church look like? Continue reading

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A few affirmations and denials

There is nothing missing from God’s love for you. There is no gap to mind. God loves you. Continue reading

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Living parables

he parables within which we live are those of Moses’ mother, who shares in the history of God, remembering creation, rebuilding the ark, reclaiming her son to raise and to nurse, her love subverting the powers of imperialism even in its most beautiful and seductive form, the young woman bathing by the river. Continue reading

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