Voices
Elizabeth Kirkland Cahill is an author, lecturer and biblical scholar. For our Lenten reflection series she offers her own translation of many of the Psalms. She is also the co-author, with Joseph Papp, of Shakespeare Alive!
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillApril 09, 2019
Perhaps we should ask, with the Russian Orthodox monk and theologian Anthony Bloom, “When we think of the absence of God, is it not worthwhile to ask ourselves whom we blame for it?”
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillApril 08, 2019
Perhaps as we prepare for the Holy Week that is to come, we will trust fully in God, knowing that whatever our circumstances, we need fear no evil, “for you are with me.”
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillApril 06, 2019
God is conducting a deep spiritual analysis of each of us, seeking to determine the integrity of our materials and process. Are we ready?
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillApril 05, 2019
Engulfed in sorrow or distress, we may not feel his presence, but he is there nonetheless, walking through that deep dark valley and surrounding us with his love.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillApril 04, 2019
If we truly want to be disciples of God, we must subjugate our proud selves to his will and bow down in obedience.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillApril 03, 2019
Am I doing everything I can, in my own little corner, to safeguard and protect “this blessed plot, this earth, this realm?"
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillApril 02, 2019
As we feel buffeted by the shaking and plunging of the world around us, let us take a pause for renewal in the strength and grace of God by spending a few quiet moments in prayer.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 30, 2019
God does not need our external acts of piety. Rather, he asks us to sacrifice our arrogance, our insistence on autonomy, our selfishness, our fickleness, all of our shortcomings, upon his altar.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 29, 2019
As we draw near the halfway mark of Lent, it would behoove us to reflect upon which gods we are honoring, admiring and loving more than God who gave us life. And then to show them the door.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 28, 2019
Rather than subordinate our own ambitions and desires to God’s plan, we often close our ears and tune out his voice.