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Abundance and Need and Fish Left Over

I like Annie Dillard’s take on the parable of the loaves and fishes.  In the story, Jesus is given five loaves and two fishes and multiplies them to feed the masses. After the meal, the disciples gather the leftovers in … Continue reading

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A post-Valentine treat

A small indulgence can make a big difference. So say the folks at Houston’s Sweet Charity Desserts. Their mission is to bake high quality desserts while creating jobs for the unemployed. So when you finish your Valentine chocolates, consider purchasing a … Continue reading

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When did we see you hungry?

It’s not often the stars align to send us a lecture in the same week both from the pulpit and the New York Times editorial page. But it happened this week; the subject was charitable giving. The lecture from the … Continue reading

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