Author Archives: Rosalind Claire Hughes

Revolution

Two centuries after the Declaration of Independence, and two millennia after the birth, death, and resurrection of the Christ, we are still prone to fall back on familiar figures of authority, and to forget the revolutionary promises of the gospel. Continue reading

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Spoken and unspoken

I tell you this one, so that we can laugh, and turn our backs for another century or so on the graveyards full of other, rotten bodies. Continue reading

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This world

A word of scripture whispered in my ear and would not let me go. Continue reading

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Blessed saints

This is the life which God has created especially for us, so that we might become fully human, creatures made in the image of our Creator, learning to reflect and resemble the divine. It is in this life that we are commanded to see one another through the lens of God’s compassion, justice, and love, to the very best of our ability. Continue reading

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Reading the road signs

Emerging from the mist of the mountain road, a yellow caution sign:

Warning: tree on the way Continue reading

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Timely: a psalm

Bend my time back to the moment
when You are ever present,
and let it be now. Continue reading

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Rendering repentance

we have been charged first to love God, with all of our heart, and mind, and strength, and soul; and then to love our neighbours as ourselves. These are the faces that should open us up, unlock our compassion and our humanity. Continue reading

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