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May 2021 Devotional - Into the Galilee
04/30/2021

The Galilee, the place where they saw him heal the sick, feed the hungry, bring sight to the blind, make the lame walk. The place where he led them to the heart of God through his gentle touch. That is where they will see him. Where we see him still.

 

Good Friday 2021 - Scar and Healing
04/01/2021

There is no healing without the wound. There is no new life without the scar. There is no Easter without Good Friday. Bright and angry or dull and faded, the mark retells the story of wounding. Reminding us of violation, injustice, pain. Scar. Bathing salve that eases... Read More

February 2021 eNews - A Part of Me Is Missing
02/22/2021

Ash Wednesday, the day we remember that the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. The day we ask the Lord to breathe new life into us yet again as we begin our journey from brokenness to wholeness by... Read More

December 2020 eNews - A Thrill of Hope
12/08/2020

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The hush of Advent falls over us as we await the Mystery of the Incarnation. The mystery that shall gently enfold and quietly astonish us in the days ahead. Advent,... Read More

Four Star rating by Charity Navigator
11/02/2020
Faith In Practice has once again been awarded four stars by Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities for transparency and efficiency.
October Volunteer 2020 eNews - Blooming from the Soul
10/22/2020

She sat across from me at the restaurant in Los Esclavos, Santa Rosa. She had been preparing for months for this day, the first day of our very first medical clinic in Santa Rosa, so I took the opportunity to ask her why. What would make someone volunteer to undertake such a clinic,... Read More

September 2020 eNews - Enlivened and Encouraged
09/17/2020

“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” I cannot remember when I first heard these words, but I have never forgotten them. Better said, I have forgotten and remembered them many times, as is often the case with words that hold truth within. We rediscover... Read More

August Volunteer 2020 eNews - Encouraged and Fed
08/20/2020

I know you all are missing Guatemala. I am missing Guatemala. It is as if I am lacking an essential nutrient or vitamin. I can feel it physically, this absence. And, then I speak with Ana Garcia. As I listen to her words, I feel myself remembering, breathing it in, and finding myself... Read More

July 2020 eNews - Enfolded: César and Geovanni
07/17/2020

Geovanni’s shoulders were slightly stooped, the only sign of the weight that this young man bore. As he bowed his head, he placed his right hand lightly on the wheelchair’s bright blue handle. 

 

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