Monthly Archives: November 2010

beyond fear mongering… a mantra for thanksgiving

“Thank you for everything. I have no complaints whatsoever.” This Thanksgiving mantra comes from a story that I used in a sermon last week, and I’ve been holding the words since I found them. I repeat them several times a … Continue reading

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communication overload

Conundrum of the week: how best to communicate with the members and friends of our community. For reasons that are largely a mystery and mostly an issue of squeaky wheels, I have spent the lion’s share of my work week … Continue reading

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virtual church

Sometimes I revel in the status of mid-life, proudly claiming every one of my hard earned gray hairs. Sometimes I writhe with the effort, wilting as my wildly erratic internal thermostat offers a personal summer. As I watch my teenage … Continue reading

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suffrage, the disenfranchised, and a missed vote

I’ve been blogging about the morning after every two years for as long as I’ve been blogging. Although the parties in power have changed back and forth a few times now, for a person whose politics rarely intersect with what … Continue reading

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