Monthly Archives: September 2021

Hospitality in Context, Part 2

When our society speaks of hospitality today, we do not normally think of a kinship love for strangers, which is the meaning of philoxenia, the biblical Greek word usually translated as “hospitality.” We live in a culture of xenophobia—a fear … Continue reading

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Hospitality in Context: Introduction

A few years ago our Church eldership publicly denounced what was, at the time, the refusal to offer due process for asylum seekers. After listening to many in the WCC fam we registered with a few regional organizations to sponsor … Continue reading

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Awaken to Your Beauty

“The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the violet of its scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny follower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.”~ … Continue reading

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Only Love Creates

“Hatred is not a creative force. Love alone creates. Suffering will not prevail…it only melts us down and strengthens us.”~ Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941) Kolbe, a Polish priest, died in the place of another man in the German death camp of … Continue reading

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Rain

I love the rain. It reminds me that if the ground needs rest and to be refreshed, so do I. It also reminds me of some of my favorite childhood memories with my Grandma Liggin, taking walks in the rain … Continue reading

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