The Best Kind of Broken

When the telephone rings at a certain late hour, you know it won’t be happy news. Anxiety and dread paralyze you with fear, even…

Julie Rudd
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Water Flowing Underground

  The urban environment of the San Francisco Bay region is unlike any that I’ve ever lived in, in that while it has plenty…

Julie Rudd
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Enough.

Today, I visited the home of a Palestinian family living on Mt. Gerizim, above the city of Nablus. Two other guests were sharing about efforts…

Dan Kasztelan
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Pietà

A meditation for Rachel But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. – Luke 2:19 To give birth is to…

Dan Kasztelan
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Sweet Caroline

The sunbeams off the lake streamed through my sister’s veil, as she danced. Near sunset that kind of light is Rumplestiltskin, spinning everything into…

Dan Kasztelan
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Psalm #139

  PSALM #139 I praise Your decision to make Eve and Adam free with the stipulation that they walk humbly. There was no valid excuse…

Dan Kasztelan
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Intending and Letting Go

At the end of the year retreat, the QVS Fellows and I gathered in idyllic Vermont to reflect upon the past year and set intentions…

Dan Kasztelan
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Luxury and Lack

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger…

Dan Kasztelan
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Living Replications of God

If the world is ever threatened by a massive flood of epic proportions, it now seems the first place to head to is Williamstown, Kentucky…

Dan Kasztelan
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The Face Of Poverty

In a rural part of my county, a couple was arrested eight miles down the road from my home for neglect of their three children…

Dan Kasztelan
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