Monthly Archives: May 2011

giving thanks for the icons

In May 1996, the last original episode of Phil Donahue aired.  I don’t remember watching the episode, but I do remember noting the importance of the transition as I surveyed the transitions unfolding in my own life.   In a few … Continue reading

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awe in the wake

Sunday, December 26, 2004 – an earthquake rumbled beneath the Indian Ocean unleashing a wave 10 stories high on unsuspecting villagers sweeping away hundreds of thousands of people with it. Tuesday, January 12, 2010 – a catastrophic 7.0 earthquake rocked … Continue reading

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feeding compassion

‎Facebook quote of the week: “Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.”

- Wendell Berry  (via David Boogerd) As I … Continue reading

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riding the marriage bus

Iowa-bound Bus #9 is on the road today.  This bus is filled with same-gender couples and their families, headed from St. Louis to Iowa where they will share their marriage vows and be eligible, in Iowa, for the rights and … Continue reading

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serenity in changing waters…

We are deep in the midst of a semi-annual season of change.   And much as I seem to live in a sea of it, the truth is that I don’t much care for change.  I’m guessing that none of us … Continue reading

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