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Thanksgiving for Baptism

Thanksgiving for Baptism

Written by Claire Embil (English-Creative Writing and Religious Studies, Photography, 2021) for her home congregation St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Park Ridge, IL.  Just as Jesus stretched his hand over the storming sea and said “Peace. Be Still,” we ask for God’s...

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Prayer Walk Practice

Prayer Walk Practice

When our Faith & Vocation Fellows and Student Ministry Interns meet twice each month, they normally split into small groups for a student-led contemplative prayer practice. Because of COVID-19, the last few meetings of our semester have taken place online. During...

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Live

Live

The solemn season of Lent starts with a reminder of our sin and mortality on Ash Wednesday, with the words “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” But at the end of this season on Easter, we celebrate life and Christ’s victory over death in His...

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Die

Die

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted. -Ecclesiastes 3:2 In February I rotated on the palliative care service at UW Hospital. I saw a patient, who I’ll call David, that had struggled with mental health issues and...

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Bread

Bread

As president of the Board of Badger Prairie Needs Network in Verona, we spend a lot of time talking about bread.  Where to get it, how to store it, when to give it out. And it is not only bread that is of concern for us, it is all food needed to sustain...

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Stillness

Stillness

Be still. Be still?! With so much anxiety, so many reasons to be agitated, lots that desperately need to be done. The spring primary election in Wisconsin may be over, but the work is still definitely ahead of us! Justice isn’t just magically going to appear… Be...

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