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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 Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 27, 2019
With the smartphone now functioning as an essential anatomical appendage, it is harder than it has ever been to make distinctions, to turn off the noise, to say “Enough.”
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 26, 2019
We have experienced God’s benevolent interventions in our own lives.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 25, 2019
We are invited, today, to listen—and as the psalmist today colorfully puts it, God has even done us the courtesy of digging out our ears so that we can hear.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 23, 2019
Even in our relationships with family and friends, forgiveness can be hard to come by.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 22, 2019
Even when events are messy and motives are questionable and hardships abound, we must trust that God’s unknowable power is at work.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 21, 2019
Most of us are so removed from agricultural realities that we fail fully to embrace the image of chaff in today’s psalm.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 20, 2019
Do we still believe there are “evil spirits who prowl through the world, seeking the ruin of souls,” as the prayer of St. Michael the Archangel memorably phrases it?
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 19, 2019
Over against our human unreliability stand the rock-solid assurances of God.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 18, 2019
Today and everyday we are invited to pray with the psalmist.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 15, 2019
I know that holding onto anger or resentment harms me more than it affects the perceived offender, and I know, too, that not to forgive is to practice self-righteousness and even to play God. But sometimes it is difficult to let go of these wrongs.