Presence Podcast – Atomic #19 – Christ Through Potassium

Atomic #19 – Christ Through Potassium

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Potassium, atomic symbol K, is essential to the basic functioning of your body. It also was likely integral to the emergence of life on Earth. Christ, like K as it hits H2O, explodes into creation not by going up to the heavens, but by descending into humanity and the experience of being alive in flesh and bone.

Potassium in its pure, metallic form

The chemical symbol K comes from kalium, the Mediaeval Latin for potash, which may have derived from the arabic word qali, meaning alkali. Potassium is a soft, silvery-white metal, member of the alkali group of the periodic chart.

From “Chemical Properties of Potassium”

“What Does Potassium Do For Your Body?”

Top 14 Health Benefits of Potassium”

“Six Steps to Controlling High Potassium”

Presence Podcast – Barmen Today – Commitment to Equality and Dignity – Background and Introduction

Barmen Today – Background and Introduction

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A Washington Post article today quoting words against racism from a Catholic archbishop and words from a Baptist reverend saying Donald Trump isn’t racist illustrate the division in how Christians are responding to recent violent, hate filled shootings and “tweet-storms.” This episode begins reflection on “Barmen Today: A Contemporary Contemplative Declaration.”

Barmen Today – Read the Statement and Sign the Petition

5 Minutes in Church History – The Barmen Declaration

Barmen Declaration (Wikipedia)

Barmen Today: An Act of Divine Obedience

Archbishop of San Antonio Gustavo Garcia-Siller Video Response

“Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call of Love” – A Pastoral Letter Against Racism

“Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” The US Bishops Reflection on Catholic Teaching and Political Life

Presence Podcast – Atomic #18 – Christ Through Argon

Christ Through Argon

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Argon, a noble gas is inert and inactive and thus is useful in various ways. Some think that God is inactive and uninvolved in the world. But Christ shows us that God is here and now.

A glowing set of the noble gases. Argon is the one in the middle.

Five Major Uses of Argon

Chemistry Explained: Argon

Argon: General Info and Uses

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Lectionary Gospel – Ascension: Seventh Sunday of Easter (May 28, 2017)

This gospel is for the final week of our school year 2016-2017. While I won’t be posting lectionary gospels until we return at the end of August, I will try to post other items of interest during the summer months.

Blessings to you this Memorial Day weekend and for the summer beyond!

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Lectionary Gospel – Sixth Week of Easter (May 21, 2017)

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Lectionary Gospel: Third Sunday of Easter (April 30, 2017)

Good Sunday Morning!

You’ve likely noticed that I’m no longer posting either the daily journal or the Saint O’the Day. While these were surely valuable things to create and share, they became too time consuming for me as we enter the push through the last month of the school year. Plus, I have 90+ sophomore research papers to assess and needless to say these are taking up much of my school-work time!

Please continue to check the blog for the Sunday Lectionary Gospel (until the school year ends at least) and other posts that I’ll hopefully resume once this busy, busy time of year passes.

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Easter Celebration! Journal: Thursday, April 20th

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