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Category: Mission on the Way

Missing the point ...

I always know I am missing the point of the Christian faith when I start to think that religious actions are the point. Did I go to church? Did I pray? Did I engage in a Bible study? Did I avoid sin? Did I serve at the soup kitchen? I stumbled across this thought in […]


Why? Why is the Old Testament filled with God's constant command for God's people to care for the orphan, the widow, the alien? Why did the prophet Micah state that God has shown humankind what is good - Acting justly, loving mercy, and walking humbly with God? Why did the prophet Isaiah state that God […]

Continue ...

A poem for the New Year, by Maya Angelou ... Continue My wish for you is that you continue Continue To be who and how you are  to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness Continue To allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart Continue In a society dark with […]

A nation's greatness

A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members. (Ghandi)

Just don't tiptoe ...

All around you, people will be tiptoeing through life, just to arrive at death safely. But dear children, do not tiptoe. Run, hop, skip, or dance, just don't tiptoe. (Shane Claiborne, b. 1975) {SCOpenGraph title=Just don't tiptoe...} {SCOpenGraph description=All around you, people will be tiptoeing through life, just to arrive at death safely.} {SCOpenGraph article:author=} […]

Protect us from the violent ...

A few words from King David, the Psalmist ... the author of Psalm 140 (Any minor alterations, mine.) "Deliver us, O Lord, from evildoers; protect us from those who are violent, who plan evil things in their minds and stir up wars continually. They make their tongue sharp as a snake's, and under their lips […]

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alice at dawn alice shirey blog
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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