Monthly Archives: January 2016

Deuteronomy 25: Punishment, Justice, and the Enemy

Deuteronomy 25: 1-3 The Limit of Punishment 1 Suppose two persons have a dispute and enter into litigation, and the judges decide between them, declaring one to be in the right and the other to be in the wrong. 2 … Continue reading

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Living Brave Semester Reflection 2- Vulnerability Anthem

I guess I just got lost, being someone else… So this ended up being another reflection on the final exercise of this week’s part of the Living Brave Semester where we were supposed to choose an anthem for that time … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 24: Divorce, Purity and Justice

Deuteronomy 24:1-5  Divorce, Remarriage and Wedded Bliss 1 Suppose a man enters into marriage with a woman, but she does not please him because he finds something objectionable about her, and so he writes her a certificate of divorce, puts … Continue reading

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Living Brave Semester Reflection 1- Central Values

I have found Brené Brown’s work incredibly helpful in my personal and professional life and I am excited to be taking part in her Living Brave semester. In addition to the exercises I wanted to reflect on something that came … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 23: Boundaries, Purity, Interest, Vows and Limits

Deuteronomy 23: 1-8 Boundaries of the Assembly 1 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the LORD.  2 Those born of an illicit union shall not be admitted … Continue reading

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 Deuteronomy 22: Miscellaneous Laws

Deuteronomy 22: 1-4 Caring for the Neighbor’s Property 1 You shall not watch your neighbor’s ox or sheep straying away and ignore them; you shall take them back to their owner. 2 If the owner does not reside near you … Continue reading

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All That Is Solid Dissolves Into Air

When the air becomes heated hotter than the smith’s forge And the pillars of the earth begin to falter under the heat and pressure When cynicism strips away every foundation, every dream, every hope And all that is solid dissolves … Continue reading

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