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    Good Friday

    STATIONS OF THE CROSS – a Latin American Visio Divina, by, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel of Argentina (Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 1980) 1st Station Condemnation to death “Pilate handed Jesus over to be crucified.” (Mark 15:15) Theme – Human Rights – Christ is led from prison, watched by the mothers of the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires – the mothers of the disappeared. Their posters read: “No more repression” and “Where is my son?” Jesus himself is also a victim of false accusations, of unfair arrest and torture. 2nd Station Rejected and abandoned “And carrying his own cross he went out of the city.” (John 19:17) Theme – The Loneliness of Cities…

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    With All Your Heart: Look

    Our eyes that were opened to the knowledge of good and evil, rendering us blind to the inner soul, the true self, of one another – can see clearly again. When I lack faith and do not participate in God’s creative action I am like one who looks in a mirror and in turning away forgets who I am—forgets Whose image I bear. Still, God’s grace is infinite. God reflects divine light (that darkness cannot overcome) off of (out of) me, even in my forgetting.

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    With All Your Heart: Create

    Create Love. Break Boundaries. Sermon video We are desperate to be fully known. And equally desperate no one finds out who we really are. This self-imposed impasse is both personal and societal; indeed, it is the human condition – When that fear extends to offering exposure to God, that is. When, in the Garden, the first 2 image bearers consumed fruit that gave them insight to an external knowledge, the vision was too great, the cost of it devastating – because their eyes became so saturated by surface area glare that they were effectively blinded to the reality of the inner soul, the true being of one another – and…