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The View from the Mountain Top

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To listen to today’s reflection as a podcast, click here According to the Hebrew Scriptures, Moses was chosen by God to lead the people of Israel out of slavery in Egypt and into the Promised Land. Historians estimate that the Israelites, journeying at a moderate rate of speed, could have reached their destination in about 22 days. The actual trip, known as the Exodus,… Read more »

Equal Souls

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. At the beginning of this first full week of Black History Month, it’s clear America’s civil rights movement still has a long way to go.  The unique gift of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership continues to bear fruit, even in his absence.  But something else is missing from the landscape of contemporary civil… Read more »

Boldly Going

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. Last summer, the world of entertainment lost a pioneer. Nichelle Nichols, who died in July at the age of 89, was one of the original cast members of NBC’s Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry’s prime time outer space adventure series. What amazed viewers were the officers on the bridge of the starship Enterprise.  Aside from… Read more »