• Posts Tagged ‘hunger’

    advent journal: day of service

    by  • December 18, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    we made a depositat our local food bank 524 pounds of groceries math doesn’t do much for poetry, but here arethe numbers: they need112,329 pounds of foodeveryday – every day we had eight ninth gradeboys who unloaded the truck and then stood on the scale together one ton of teenagerwho had brought halftheir weight...

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    will dream for food

    by  • September 5, 2007 • Uncategorized • 14 Comments

    I’m not one of those people who remember dreams, for the most part. Something about the way I wake up in the morning makes my mind work like an Etch-a-Sketch, erasing whatever was created during the night as I shake myself into consciousness. But I think I had a dream last night that refused...

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    fiddlehead faith

    by  • September 3, 2007 • Uncategorized • 10 Comments

    Yesterday was Ginger’s last Sunday of vacation, so I spent the morning, once more, reading Sara Miles. The heart of her book is about starting a food pantry at her church in San Francisco. In the process of telling her story, she says some profound and confrontive things about faith and action. As a...

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    a sunday afternoon stroll

    by  • May 7, 2007 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The first time Ginger and I came to Boston together was in May of 1989. We had been dating a little over four months. I attended a youth ministry seminar at Princeton Seminary and tacked on a week of vacation so I could hang out in Beantown. My mother was so excited that I...

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