Monthly Archives: September 2009

missing Virginia

Virginia Lehmann died on Tuesday afternoon after a very brief illness. Never have a met a more unassuming and gracious woman. Consistently kind, her mantra was “God loves everybody”. She arrived early, dressed fine, and played hostess. Virginia was a … Continue reading

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not laughing, but still racist

When Rep. Wilson heckled President Obama’s presentation on health care, it never occurred to me that the race of either man was of interest. President Carter’s assertion that Wilson’s “You lie!” rant was racially motivated was a perspective that was … Continue reading

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confessing my sins…

Confession is good for the soul, maybe I should confess that I took the confession out of the worship service. Actually, I didn’t take it out, I disguised it. But in so doing, I may have neutralized not only the … Continue reading

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in favor of a public option

Sitting on the board of Emmaus Homes for a decade, I am keenly aware of the government’s ability to be dysfunctional, inefficient, and even adversarial. My experiences working with a healthcare agency dependent upon state funding to care for the … Continue reading

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