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Tag: spiritual life

  • Fulfilling the Law

    “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until […]

  • Fear of Hell

    Home is the place where, when you have to go there,They have to take you in. Robert Frost, “The Death of the Hired Man” To me this sounds more like hell than home, but that could be because I grew up in a loving home where I almost always found comfort and security. Still, for […]

  • Bend at the Knees

    Originally written in 2008, this piece by Belinda Burkitt still resonates in a time of pandemics and renewed protests over racial violence. Chip Burkitt, editor. “Bend at the knees!” Something I can remember calling out to my young children as we ventured across an icy patch on a winter walk in Minnesota. My husband and […]