Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Folly Of Bigger Barns

I know a pastor…actually two of ‘em, who bring me hope and joy. The first…she was Senior Pastor of a large congregation, had four pastors on her staff. Some of the wealthiest members of the church wanted a new organ. … Continue reading

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Better Than Tea Leaves

I don’t read tea leaves or horoscopes. Went to a palm reader once at the insistence of a clergy colleague who said, “Hey, we’re in Manhattan, here’s $5, see what she has to say.” Was almost forty years ago—she offered … Continue reading

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Racism and Homophobia Are Distractions

“For art focuses on the single grain of rice, the tree-shaped scar, and the names of people, not only the number that arrived. And to the artists one can only say, not to be confused, not to be confused. You … Continue reading

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The Last Thing I’d Ever Say

Sure…Saturday morning and agendas are in place. I assume. Asking what I now ask may be out of your schedule, but in my heart it is not irrelevant. You decide what you end up doing. My ask: listen to this … Continue reading

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Small Kindnesses

Facebook help from Dr. Joanne Carlson Brown and Barbara Dickman, with endorsement from Lisa McKillips who clearly affirms, “The small kindnesses are often the biggest.” Thank you! SMALL KINDNESSES Danusha Lameris I’ve been thinking about the way, when you walk … Continue reading

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Trust And Rejection–A Coin Of Life

This is a blog about trust…and rejection. Sure, an awkward duo, but honestly, happens more than often. The coin of life and living has two sides. TRUST That starts with need and vulnerability. I know less than little about carpentry. … Continue reading

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Go, Noelia!

Miss Agnes Carter, about whom you’ve heard much, is not someone about whom you can hear too much. That’s the truth that is congruent to my bias. Memorable, “Great minds run in the same channel. But still greater ones take … Continue reading

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