God’s Provision of Food

Food is a powerful symbol because it is so basic a need – life is not possible without it. When we eat together, whether we are feasting on our bounty or stretching our rations, we recognize our mutual need as bodily creatures –  eating together is an act of solidarity that binds us together. This […]

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Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi

“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying burdens, and I will give you rest.” Such beautiful words. They sound like my bed feels at the end of a very long day; or like my mother’s arms when I was a child, frustrated at my inability to get something right; or like […]

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Jesus is the Gate

“Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice.” Shepherds, sheep, […]

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