Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pan Africa Peace Network visit to the Ukraine

I like to keep folks updated about the amazing work of Zimbabwean poet and peace Activist Lance Muteyo and so I share his letter and some of his photographs  … Daniel Buttry and I co-facilitated a ten day Conflict Transformation … Continue reading

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California Water Liturgy

I offer some liturgy for drought. It is not only the Western United States … today it begins there, but all over the world is drought and violent wind and seasons of calamity. There are such great issues of climate … Continue reading

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Austria, May 30, 1945 … A Memorial Day letter

Not too long ago my cousin Eve found the letters written to our grandmother and grandfather by the four sons who were fighting in World War II for the United States. Eve’s parent was the only girl in the family … Continue reading

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Serenity Prayer for Pentecost

These rhythms are my daily devotion. They are woven into my soul and this is how they pray on this holiday. God grant me the serenity to let the walk-with-me, talk-with-me, fix-me, hold-my-hand personal garden Jesus … just ascend. God … Continue reading

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Out on the Bog

The following poem was passed on to me by a chaplain at Gosnold at Cataumet on Cape Cod in Massachusetts where she is engaged with spirituality work with the inpatient drug and alcohol rehab folks. The young man who shared it … Continue reading

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White is the new Red — Pentecost … Blessing the Toilet Paper

I re-post this missive of Rev. Dwight Lee Wolter … because it gave me joy this morning … because I want you to contribute to their ministry if you live near Patchogue or consider the needs of people in your … Continue reading

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Spark-bird Pentecost

The birder explains to me about spark-birds. Everyone can name the spark-bird in his or her life — some are rare sightings, others only backyard birds but newly seen. It may be a song or a call, or a particular … Continue reading

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