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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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Holding fast to an ordinary peace

Whenever we visit the in-laws in the British midlands, my husband’s extended family gathers in a local Indian restaurant for a curry. On one such evening a couple of years ago, the service was, uncharacteristically, rubbish. We were beginning to … Continue reading

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Martha & Mary

There is so much to be done: the sweeping of the streets, the hanging of bags full of plasma, saline, the careful placement of Kleenex. There are so many distractions: tanks and trucks, bullets and bombs, the cleaning of windows … Continue reading

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“Do not be overcome by evil”

… “but overcome evil with good.” Continue reading

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