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“Mother” Dabney

Many of us have heard of Mother Teresa, but have we heard of Mother Dabney. Not much is known about her life outside of her ministry. What we do know is that in 1925, she and her husband went to … Continue reading

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Absalom Jones

Today’s prayer is from the same book as Monday’s prayer. The prayer is entitled, A Thanksgiving Prayer for the Abolition of the African Slave Trade (1808) by Absalom Jones. Absalom Jones wrote this prayer in response to The Slave Trade … Continue reading

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A New Series of Posts for February

During the month of February, on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, I will offer prayers from African American brothers and sisters. Black history is American history. More so, Black Christian history is Christian history. Our shared roots run deep into … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 76th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. So today I remember. In addition to what my sister Amy mentions below, I remember the role pastors associated with the Christian … Continue reading

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Wherever Our Gaze is Set

Catherine of Siena (d. 1380 at the age of 33) lived in a community dedicated to good works. This excerpt is from a letter to a monk named Bartolomeo Dominici. “God has loved us without being loved, but we love … Continue reading

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