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Hello from Chicago

I’m in Chicago for a meeting with new colleagues and feeling very excited and hopeful about the future of our church and our world. There are good, faithful, passionate people committed to transforming the communities where they find themselves at … Continue reading

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“Look for the Helpers”

I have not posted anything in response to the Boston Marathon because I have needed to sit with my feelings about it for a while. I have felt denial, (I ignored the link in my news feed at first), shock … Continue reading

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Snow Day

I come from a family of planners, those of you who know us well, or are part of the family, either by birth or marriage are either rolling your eyes or snorting at the understatement of the year that I … Continue reading

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Easter Haiku

Allelui-a Love conquering over death Tomb appears empty Green plastic grass nest Milk chocolate foil covered eggs Heirloom cut glass bowl Granny’s crocheted lace Hollow chocolate bunnies Gran’s pink tablecloth Laughter, chop, dancing Marinating lamb kabobs Quinoa tabouleh Roasted potatos … Continue reading

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Holy Week Pilgrimage

It is Holy Week and despite the winter-y weather, Easter is rapidly approaching. Like so much of life, there is great suffering to remember before the celebration. In church this last Sunday I was reminded by the preacher of one … Continue reading

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Clearing the clutter

I am amazed at how effective a regular spiritual practice really is. I have been really working hard on my yoga teacher training for almost six weeks now, and I notice my hips, while still cranky, are getting looser, and … Continue reading

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Practicing “Yes”!

Never in a million years did I think that I would be steering a snowmobile, let alone enjoying the heck out of it! Snowmobiles are loud, smelly, dangerous machines. Only inconsiderate trail hogs ride them… right? Until I met my … Continue reading

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