Healthcare

Blessed Be Revisited

Christianity, Healthcare, Love, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
Blessed Be...this is a spin-off of sorts from an earlier posting.  I wanted to share two variations on the task of creating new beautitudes that particularly spoke to me at the Blessed Be Poetry Party invited by Christine Valters Paintner.  I will share one today and one tomorrow! An offering by Wronda: Blessed are the peacemakers for they do not settle for the status quo. Blessed are the peacemakers for they stand in front of the tanks rolling through the square. Blessed are the peacemakers for they sit at the front of the bus. Blessed are the peacemakers for they proclaim the truth. Blessed are the peacemakers for they bear witness to the light. Blessed are the peacemakers for they never let those lost to hate, be forgotten. Blessed are the peacemakers for they hold the bodies of the l

Pecking Order

Christianity, Discernment, Healthcare, Lenten Journey Participants, Love, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
pecking order dedicated to healthcare in America there was this bird peck peck pecking at my window driving me bananas but amusing my cat. soon i just ignored him and gave him nary a thought as i continued my daily chores. why was that bird peck peck pecking and so determined to come into my house that i guard fervently from all intruders? could the poor thing have wanted the food that we cast as crumbs off the table to the dogs? perhaps that bird peck peck pecking wanted simply to be on the inside. with access to a world rich in his imagination where dog and cat and lizard and human loved and cared for one another. © 2010, Terri Stewart Lenten Reflection, Week Six, Day Two: From Mount Hor the children of Israel set out on the Red Sea road, to bypass the land of Edom. But with their

Pharisees v. Jesus

Christianity, Healthcare, Lenten Journey Participants, Politics, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, Theology
pharisee while the pharisees smoke cigars and drink appletinis in the oval office amma is saying goodbye to her children please don't be bitter that i have gone. it's not the doctor's fault. take care of each other. you are all you have. know that i love you. I will always be with you. be good citizens. i will see you again. above all, love each other. the pharisees laugh at the joke. Lenten Reflection Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example. For they preach but they do not practice. They tie up heavy burdens hard to carry and lay them on people's shoulders, but they will not lift a finger to move t