Monthly Archives: September 2011

got compass?

A wave of social agenda is sweeping our nation state and it is beginning to feel like a tidal wave that is sucking our best values in the undertow and consuming untold scores of us in its wake. Although launched … Continue reading

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a homecoming story

This weekend I have the incredible honor of returning to the church where I was a member more than two decades ago, First Congregational UCC in Menomonie WI, to preach on the occasion of their 150th Anniversary. I first joined … Continue reading

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autumn’s easter

Autumn is typically a season in which I find myself with a catch in my throat. Over the years I’ve tried to understand it. Too often I’ve remembered my Septembers by the losses, and inevitably I can identify them, but … Continue reading

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the help…

No, I haven’t seen it. And I’m quickly becoming aware that I am an anomaly in St. Louis, a popcorn loving liberal white women who has not yet seen “The Help”. “The Help” is feel good movie written by white … Continue reading

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look, katy, look

He’s become a familiar face in our morning routine, but his gait on this Friday morning matched my own: sleepy. The dog days of summer have yet to give way to the cool autumn morning and we were all dragging … Continue reading

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