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Poetry

The Breath of Life and the Tears of Our Grief

by Kate Strathdee

Inhale, exhale. The air of spring is upon us. It is warming up. I am alive and the season indicates new possibilities, new life. I burst into tears.  I was not confused or sad. What suddenly changed? (more…)

Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp and MDS

Volunteers Take on Spruce Beetles

by Kate Strathdee

Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp, Divide, Colo., recently suffered damage from spruce beetles. With the help of Mennonite Disaster Service volunteers, the camp removed over 400 trees–minimizing both a fire and a falling hazard. (more…)

NORTH OF THE BORDER

The Vulture: An Inspiration for our Economy  

The vulture is under-appreciated. We would all be better off if this noble creature had more of our respect. Better yet, we should make our native turkey vulture the inspiration for our economy and put it on our coins as a symbol of hope.

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For in [Christ] all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.

Colossians 1:19 - 20