Abortion is about real lives enmeshed in the realities of home and work and wages and debt.
The poetic vision of Deluge reconciles Muslim and Christian themes.
I've long identified with Mary's fire. Now I want to learn from Elizabeth.
That anger might make people feel uncomfortable, but listen to it. Use your emotions as fuel to work as hard as you can. That emotional energy indicates love for your church and your calling. It will sustain you.
When I read the annunciation story, I picture Mary as Clara.
by Amy Ziettlow
At Cana, Jesus asks Mary, "What is this to me and to you?" It is very important that the church hear this question.
We were seated on chairs arranged in a circle in the aptly named Hospitality Room, men and women from Iran, Indonesia, Egypt, Japan, and the U.S. We were reading the Qur’an. Some were Muslims who many people would not consider Muslim; others were Christians who many people would not consider Christian.