• hope

    lenten journal: bearings

    by  • April 16, 2019 • fear, grief, hope, lenten journal • 2 Comments

    bearings as soon as the fires went out we started looking for hope among the ruins sharing the same picture over and over of the cross beaming in the rubble I read that the towers were still standing that the organ had not been destroyed heard promise after promise of rebuilding even as the...

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    lenten journal: threat landscape

    by  • April 5, 2019 • america, fear, hope, lenten journal • 2 Comments

    This week, I had to do an online training for work on cyber security. I was five or six screens in when they presented the “threat landscape.” The Oxford dictionary says the word threat finds its roots in German and Old English words that mean oppression, grieve, and irritate, which is an interesting combination....

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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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