Category Archives: Reflections

An Easter question

What it will take to roll the stone away from the grave where I have laid my soul? Advertisements

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No Regrets

We are 85   you and me resting in chairs warmth  fills up the spaces between us   “what do you wish you’d done more in this life?”   there is a rest a centering a wondering   only simple … Continue reading

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Searching for Clarity

I wanted to claim the word “clarity” as my word for 2014. I have been doing this the past few years, choosing a word or two to help frame my intentions for the year. So I went for a walk … Continue reading

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Globalization, Eucharist, and Lunchmeat

When I was in seminary I was part of a house church movement where people of all ages came together for worship and a community meal, shared our resources, and opened up our doors to those who needed it. Those … Continue reading

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Mandela and me

I didn’t expect Nelson Mandela’s death to be so emotional for me. We never met face to face. He was sentenced to life in prison when I was two. This means that for my entire childhood, he was in jail. … Continue reading

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What I really need

If you needed 3 things to be happy, aside from adequate food and shelter, what else would you ask for? What would get you through the storms and deserts of life; the deaths and birthings; the loneliness and joy?  Sometimes … Continue reading

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The most important thing

I held an angel in my arms tonight   He asked to sit on my lap and looked up at me with  mischievous brown eyes   “Did I get as far as your daughter?” he asked as he showed me … Continue reading

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