Monthly Archives: October 2010

count me in

Unlike the growing number of Americans who are leaving organized religion with the mantra “spiritual but not religious,” I can’t walk away from the institution that both inspires and aggravates me. Having served as a full time parish pastor for … Continue reading

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a barrier breach… squirrels in an election season

‘You know you’re a renter when’ was the opening a Facebook whine this week. It was the day that I opened the bedroom window and my hand was within an inch of the squirrel’s tail, the squirrel who’s been living … Continue reading

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perfect storms, perfect rainbows

For every perfect storm, there is a perfect rainbow and this week it was the promise of the upended bow that caught our breath. In a magical intersection of technology, politics, and human goodness, thirty-three Chilean miners emerged from the … Continue reading

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a revolution diverted… or not?

In my lifetime, I’ve watched two seemingly unrelated but curiously coincidental trajectories. The chasm between wealth and poverty has widened and the middle class has essentially evaporated. The numbers released from the most recent census were chilling, pointing out that … Continue reading

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a revolution diverted… or not?

In my lifetime, I’ve watched two seemingly unrelated but curiously coincidental trajectories. The chasm between wealth and poverty has widened and the middle class has essentially evaporated. The numbers released from the most recent census were chilling, pointing out that … Continue reading

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finding serenity in a land of bullies

The article that I am not posting was passionate and tightly worded, attributes of words written in the heat of resentment. Sometimes my most skillful writing comes from a wounded place deep within. What I’ve learned the hard way, time … Continue reading

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