Monthly Archives: May 2014

Whose sacrificial giving: re-reading the story we call The Widow’s Mite.

Jesus and the disciples are sitting outside the temple in Jerusalem, and he points to a widow putting two copper coins into the temple treasury leaving her nothing to buy food. He compares her gift to what the wealthy contribute, … Continue reading

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Why retell old stories?

Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” This feels important as I’ve also been thinking about how we move change from embodied in law to embedded in culture. As a storyteller, I’ve been pondering how … Continue reading

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complex story

I don’t usually post sermons here, but this one was interesting because although it had a single point to make, the round about route and variety of images meant  those who heard it or read it reacted to very different … Continue reading

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