Author Archives: inklingscommunity

About inklingscommunity

I am a struggling Christian, committed pacifist, near-obsessive recycler, incurable animal lover, inveterate tree-hugger; a nature mystic, a socialized introvert, an advocate for the vulnerable, an opponent of exploiters.

A Cry from the Heart

Deborah Beach Giordano © October 2, 2017 Again Once again we learn of “man’s inhumanity to man.” And we grieve and cry out to God. A Cry from the Heart Holy One, be merciful to us and bless us. We … Continue reading

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A Season of Abundance & Hope

Deborah Beach Giordano © September 18, 2017 Psalm 27 ~ as interpreted by Deborah The Beloved is my guide and my life so there is no one to fear. The Beloved is my shelter from every storm and danger so nothing … Continue reading

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Passover: A Time for Celebration?

Deborah Beach Giordano © September 11, 2017 Exodus 12:1-14 ~ told by Deborah While they were still in Egypt, God told Moses and Aaron: “This month will be the beginning of the year for you. “Tell all the people of Israel … Continue reading

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The Fire on the Hillside

Deborah Beach Giordano © September 4, 2017 Exodus 3:1-6 ~ told by Deborah While shepherding his father-in-law’s sheep, Moses led them through the wilderness to Horeb, the mountain of God. And there the angel of God appeared to him in a … Continue reading

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Deborah Beach Giordano © August 28, 2017 Genesis 9:8-17 Then God said to Noah and his sons: “I now establish My covenant with you and with your descendants and with every living creature — the birds, the domesticated and the … Continue reading

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Watch Your Mouth!

Deborah Beach Giordano © August 21, 2017 Matthew 15:10-20 ~ retold by Deborah Then Jesus called the crowd to him and said to them, “Pay attention, this is important: it isn’t what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but … Continue reading

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I didn’t notice…

You had been to the barber but I didn’t notice until later seeing your ear perfectly outlined, your neck shaved bare and vulnerable as an infant or a man condemned to the guillotine; all the while you sat straight-backed and … Continue reading

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