Monthly Archives: June 2018

What I did instead of marching — Families belong together

I am not marching today — instead I officiate at a wedding. The readings are printed in Spanish. The bride is radiant; the groom, (as grooms often are) would rather be with the kids in the basketball league, but the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court on Janus v. AFSCME

My father was a labor organizer and my husband is a union steward. My child went to college with a scholarship from the union. Now, I always worked more with roses than with bread, but I know that when the … Continue reading

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Retreats to Go — Twelve Creative Programs that Renew and Refresh

Let’s go on retreat! Retreats to Go: Twelve Creative Programs that Renew and Refresh by Susan J. Foster is a new book that I had the pleasure to be a beta reader, do a bit of coaching and write the … Continue reading

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God willing

America can be a place of welcome and hope, Insha’Allah. Judges rule but the people of this country do not agree. Insha’Allah. A President’s words are not the words of our heart. Insha’Allah. Our country will be blessed by people … Continue reading

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Watching Matthew 8:20

In the small strip of woods between my house and the high school a fox family lives this summer and we watch them in the twilight hours and early, early in the morning. Tod and vixen and four kits dance … Continue reading

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Clever things I would print on my back

Love is a fashion statement … also hope. I want to see you – help me turn around. I’ve looked at sorrow from both sides now. This jacket hides wings (local angel lending library) When I walk away, put a … Continue reading

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A Shift in Seasons — guest post

Three voices today. First is R. Matthew Stevens of First Nations Canada with a prayer for the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere. (Note that I put here the version that Pilgrim Press really wanted in the book Gifts in … Continue reading

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