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May We Stretch Our Hearts

In this new summer season may we stretch our hearts; may we journey beyond the safety of our well-worn paths, beyond our customs and habits, beyond the comfort of our regular lives.     In this new summer season may … Continue reading

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No Greater Love (or Not Your Kind of People)

Last month the rock band Garbage released its most recent album entitled “Not Your Kind of People.”[1]  The lyrics to the title track seem so relevant to what I want to say this morning that I’ve decided to share them with … Continue reading

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The Desert Belongs to No One and the Sky is Wide Open

“The desert belongs to no one and the sky is wide open.”[1] Words of the poet, Salah Al Hamdani. This is a sermon about borders—borders that divide people from people: not only national borders, which exist in so many cases … Continue reading

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