Author Archives: Rosalind Claire Hughes

Jacob’s ladder

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I made a simple board book to retell the story of Jacob’s dream to the children in church tomorrow. The reading is from Genesis 28:10-19. If you want to make your own, please retain the author credit, feel free to … Continue reading

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Spirit and flesh

Such contortions of the flesh, bearing down in humility before the Spirit, pregnant with the weight of glory, groaning as a child sighs in the dark, sideways, furled in on itself, dreaming the impossible

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Godsplaining

This, the Christian story, the Gospel story, is the story within which we live, and move, and have our being. This is our story. Continue reading

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Fishing

Poised on the deck, line in hand, she casts her bread upon the waters and waits. Under the bridge, birds echo and argue. The river runs fast, but time has slowed down, still water running deep. I match my morning … Continue reading

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Wrestling and rest

Why isn’t it easier to live as a saint? Continue reading

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Clouded out

I traded in my impression of an independent woman riding the waves. Continue reading

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A prayer for the next day

This was published July 5th on the Episcopal Cafe. The previous day, I had visited with my new friends: a refugee family from the Congo living in Cleveland. “There will be fireworks,” I told them. “Oh no!” The parents exchanged … Continue reading

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