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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 14, 2019
Many years ago, when I was a graduate student in a venerable British university, I would wander into my college’s cathedral for evensong.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 13, 2019
Anyone who has been fortunate enough to live with a two-year-old knows that the drive towards doing it yourself begins early in life.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 12, 2019
In "Angela’s Ashes" Frank McCourt writes vividly about his boyish fear of confessing to a priest.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 11, 2019
The reassurance and familiarity of routines foster the growth of trust and love.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 09, 2019
The truth about God’s mercy is this: It is a divine gift, not a human attainment.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 08, 2019
When I was growing up, the impending arrival of Lent brought on great anxiety over what to give up — soda? chocolate? or most drastically, all sweets?
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 07, 2019
When it comes to moral and spiritual choices, there are no inconsequential decisions.
Faith Lent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillMarch 06, 2019
Lent is the moment — or 40 days of moments — for us to turn away from our constant and public self-curating and turn towards God.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 24, 2018
The last Advent calendar window has been opened; the four candles on the Advent wreath have been lit; all the verses of “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” have been sung.
Faith Advent Reflections
Elizabeth Kirkland CahillDecember 23, 2018
Elizabeth...said, “And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?” ~Luke 1:42