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    lenten journal: ship’s log

    by  • April 12, 2019 • aging, community, lenten journal, poetry • 1 Comment

    ship’s log it seems like a lifetime ago that we stood on the deck of the USS Constitution a still-commissioned vessel 
named for our defining document to learn much of it had been replaced because it was still considered active—a work in progress only in museums does it matter that nothing changes because sameness...

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    lenten journal: context

    by  • March 10, 2019 • america, community, lenten journal • 2 Comments

    This morning before church I read more of Seven Thousand Ways of Listening by Mark Nepo. He talked about how being on a snowy road one night sent him into a memory about his father. Nepo said, “When I returned to the snowy road, I wasn’t sure which road I was on.” Reflection on...

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    approach . . .

    by  • December 31, 2018 • america, community, hope • 3 Comments

    For many years now, my Facebook post on New Year’s Eve has been a line from a Counting Crows song: long December and there’s reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last . . . . I began to realize that next year never seemed to come through. It wasn’t...

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