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Month: March 2010

Marley & Me

I recently watched the movie Marley and Me. It ends with part of the following quote: A dog has no use for fancy cars or big homes or designer clothes. Status symbol means nothing to him. A waterlogged stick will do just fine. A dog judges others not by their color or creed or class

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Resources for Holy Week & Easter

What hymns, prayers, ideas, resources, for Holy Week and Easter do you want to share in the comments? Holy Week collect/opening prayer reflection Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday) collect/opening prayer reflection Easter collect/opening prayer reflection Easter Season reflection Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday) service outline Good Friday service outline The Great Vigil of Easter service outline Easter

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Palm Sunday; Passion Sunday – Catholics and Anglicans share prayer

Episcopalians/Anglicans, Roman Catholics, and others read the same readings today (Palm Sunday) . They also pray slightly varying translations of a prayer that has been in constant use on this day since at least the Gelasian Sacramentary (628-715CE): Omnipotens sempiterne deus qui humano generi ad imitandum humilitatis exemplum salvatorem nostrum carnem sumere et crucem subire

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The face of Christ

Used by permission © Joe Castillo, www.JoeCastillo.com In delightful correspondence with Joe Castillo following my post on Jesus optical illusions Joe sent me the above copy of the ‘new’ drawing which now includes a number of additional stories from the life of Christ including the resurrection. Here is Joe doing a sandstory version of the

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Earth Hour – dominion theology

Tomorrow is Earth Hour. The four marks of the church’s mission were formulated and presented as part of the report of a meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council which took place in Nigeria in 1984. Two meetings later, in Wales in 1990, they wrote in a report called Mission, Culture and Human Development “There has

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