Category Archives: religion

Report on Family Trip to Nicaragua

It’s been awhile since I have posted anything.  In that time I went to Nicaragua with 17 members of my family, and when I returned, decided to enter hospice care.  The treatments were no longer effective and going to the … Continue reading

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My word for now

Today I am participating in Bonnie Gray’s “beloved brews” linkup with this post. I have seen this idea at a number of sites, the idea of picking a word for the year. My time frame doesn’t go that far, so … Continue reading

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Advent, Christmas Eve

I don’t write on this blog much anymore. I wrote “Emptiness” when a friend asked me to write on suffering and God, and the last two posts were poem-like pieces in response to prompts by Jaime Bagley. For December Jamie … Continue reading

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Peace Prize

I don’t think I had ever heard of World Vision until this year. The first time I heard about it was last March when they reversed their decision to recognize employees’ same-sex marriages. Then I heard a lot about it. … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: July 6, 2014

It is my hope to resume my series: First Thoughts on the Lectionary.  I will see if I can follow through on this hope.  It does serve me to stay connected to our Biblical tradition. Zechariah 9 Lo, your king … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Art: Opera Outside the Mainstream

I am over at D.L. Mayfield’s Upside-Down Art today.  Upside-Down Art: Opera Outside the Mainstream I am in the process of publishing a collection of stories from my life.  One section of the book is five stories about major musical … Continue reading

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Humanity: an Affirmation

Today’s post is part of the third monthly synchroblog, “Spirit of the Poor” You will find other posts here.  Look around and comment.  All are welcome . There are two main ways that we use the word “humanity.” –        The … Continue reading

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