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Category: Jesus

Jesus loves even me ...

If you ever feel unworthy … If you question whether or not God can love you … If your guilt and shame ever overwhelm you … If you wonder if God turns his face away … Please remember that Jesus washed the feet of Judas, the dirty, filthy, betraying feet of the one who would […]

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The only people ...

"The only people toward whom Jesus was not merciful were the unmerciful." (Brian Zahnd)

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The outrage is just bunk ...

Such important reading this morning in Fleming Rutledge's brilliant book on the Crucifixion of Christ. In it, she writes: … in our world, something is terribly wrong and must be put right. If, when we see an injustice, our blood does not boil at some point, we have not yet understood the depths of God. […]

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Pushed the boundaries ...

I have been thinking a lot about how Jesus pushed the boundaries. He broke right through the spiritual fences religious leaders had put up to keep people out, to keep people away from their God. As I read through the Gospel accounts of Jesus' life and ministry I cannot help but notice what a boundary […]

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A bit more from Freddy B ...

"I believe he [Jesus] says it to all of us: to feed his sheep, his lambs, to be sure, but first to let him feed us - to let him feed us with something of himself. In the sip of wine and crumb of bread. In the dance of sun and water and sky. In […]

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I finally quote myself

Jesus always stood on the side of the marginalized, the left out, the ones the religious elite labeled as "unclean," even outside of God's love. At what point in history did Christians start to believe that we should do otherwise? (Alice Shirey)

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Welcome to Alice at Dawn. My short posts are meant to be regular reminders to keep walking, to keep living, to continue to listen to the voice deep within your spirit that whispers ... this is the way. Walk in it.

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