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Eco 4: Ecumenism, prophets

2019-03-01T10:10:54-04:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|Tags: , , , |

The Household, ‘oikoumene’, of Jesus Ecumenical is an adjective applied to the inter-relationship of people and church organizations of the multi-various Christian traditions.  It is derived from the more ancient sense of oikoumene expressed on the ‘Eco 1:  people’ page. View the entire page on Dandelionfluff.ca

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Status — a poem regarding ‘Indian Status’ on Anthazia.com

2019-02-22T10:38:04-04:00November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Dandelion Fluff, Poetry|Tags: , , , , , |

Status Tax free tobacco at band store. But this is not the incense of our ancestors wafting peaceful prayers & contemplations of Creator. No.

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PSALT — Presbyterians Standing for Apostolic Love & Truth

2015-12-12T16:34:58-04:00December 12th, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|

http://psalt.info/faqs/ The recent Frequently Asked Questions post from PSALT is helpful in clarifying where this group is coming from in our conversations over 'hospitality and justice' for LGBTQ people in our denomination. The root for PSALT, & for me, is not so much the presenting issues of LGBTQ inclusion as [...]

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How To Get Past the [Stuff] That Holds You Back

2019-03-22T12:34:03-04:00July 1st, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|Tags: , , |

The article linked below is not 'Christian' blog post.  Although at least one contributor to the linked article, Dan Crask, is a follower of Jesus who brings his faith into his collaboration with the other authors and into his work as a creative entrepreneur wrestling with 'Generalized Anxiety Disorder.' (One [...]

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Blogging: An Ideal occupation

2015-06-29T19:41:28-04:00June 29th, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|Tags: , , |

TMI warning This post is intended to help end social stigma against two mis understood people groups:  'the mentally ill' & bloggers.  It's humorous. (At least I think so, but then again, I'm a 'mentally ill' blogger.)  However, it is also serious. Please read in the right spirit or move [...]

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General Assembly as Interfaith Dialogue — Interacting with a Perspective of the Rev. Joseph Gray

2015-06-26T12:04:00-04:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|Tags: , |

This article, positioned under the line below, was originally published on June 12 in the congregational newsletter of Grace West Hill, Presbyterian, “Grace to You”.  It re-blogged here as a guest post with the author’s permission. In this piece pastor Joe expresses what might be characterized as a heart broken, [...]

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Massimo Faggioli: “It’s the ecology…..”, It was meant to be a linky but turned into a thinky

2015-06-18T14:01:48-04:00June 18th, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|Tags: , , , , , |

Hooray, for the Pope! Preach it, pastor, preach it! You can read Pope Francis' encyclical Letter 'Laudato si' on the Vatican website by CLICKING HERE. (Note: I own the Pope as a brother in Christ. I don't believe he is the head of the Church (Jesus is), but bro. Francis [...]

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The Guilt and Shame That Binds Us

2015-06-09T15:22:48-04:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|Tags: , , , |

The article by Dr. Martina McGowan in the links below is very helpful. I especially appreciate the way the link photograph captures the oppressive mood of shame. In the East of Eden category there are a few posts that I made that should have a TMI warning attached. (I won't [...]

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Truth and Reconciliation

2015-06-05T17:24:02-04:00June 5th, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|

This past week Canada's Truth & Reconciliation Commission marked the publication of it's final report. The danger is that Canadian governments and citizens of non-aboriginal heritage just mark this week in passing and, for all practical purposes forget about it. This must not happen. The Commission speaks truth: "Reconciliation is [...]

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The nature of money in Canada and beyond

2015-05-28T17:25:54-04:00May 28th, 2015|Categories: Dandelion Fluff|

Today in my quest to produce interesting content for you, dear readers, I have been meeting Jesus on the economics road.  I've been prayerfully pondering the nature of money; more specifically the nature of money in Canada as produced through the Bank of Canada (A Crown corporation whose shares are [...]

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