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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 The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 15, 2016
To submit to the baptism of John is to admit that we don’t always get it right, in a myriad of ways.
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 14, 2016
We are afraid: afraid that our questioning will lead to spiritual cataclysm, that once the camel’s skeptical nose gets under the tent flap, the whole shabby edifice of our faith will collapse.
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 13, 2016
Amid the pain and suffering, God remains present in our hearts. No matter how much we wail and shake our fists, He will abide with us.
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 12, 2016
We need not see prayer as activity for a solo operator only.
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 11, 2016
His point was that a mundane action, carried out in a disciplined way, can be transformative. So it is with prayer.
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 10, 2016
Dec. 10, Second Saturday of Advent
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 09, 2016
Ultimately, the jobs, the degrees, the nice houses, are all chaff in God’s eyes—they do not make us virtuous or worthy.
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 08, 2016
Mary shows us qualities to seek in our prayer life: receptivity to the divine word, thoughtful reflection and finally, the subordination of our wills to God’s wisdom.
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 07, 2016
Second Wednesday of Advent
Faith The Good Word
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 06, 2016
However it happens, at some point, you will realize that you have no idea where you are, and that there are a lot of unfriendly beasts out there in the world.