Life App for the week of 5/24/15 to 5/30/15  

It’s easy to miss the wonders of nature – of spring flowers alive after being dead for the winter.  In Vermont, a fern sprouts up in the shape of “fiddleheads.”  By that name they are picked and eaten as a seasonal “special.”  When you are next outdoors, what will you notice and appreciate for maybe the first time?
[A way to live Psalm 104:24-34 from readings in many churches for 5/24/15,the east of Pentcost.  The psalmist marvels at the wonders of creation and sees God as the one who sustains it, who makes it work.]

 

Adventures in Love and Justice-Podcasts

Justice is equal access to the good things in life. Wayne uses a story from home life to show how this is part of God’s mission.

 

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Monthly Readings: April 2015

Article.Banner.15.04.Gilbert_0Work: “Forgive Us Our Debts” by Virginia Gilbert in Sojourners Magazine of April 2015. A place where “new life” is sorely needed: the high cost of U.S. education loans is causing a new form of indentured servitude. A similar biblical reference: “And out of pity for him, the lord of that slave released him and forgave him the debt” (Matthew 18:27). http://bit.ly/1G7cm03
 

 

Article.Banner.15.04.Stephan_0Wider world: “The Power of Peacebuilding” by David Cortright in Sojourners Magazine of April 2015. For a way to “new life:” A military-only strategy won’t defeat ISIS, and may even make things worse. [David Cortright, a Sojourners contributing editor, is director of policy studies at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.] A similar biblical reference: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” (Matthew 5:9). http://bit.ly/19MGyje