Monthly Archives: October 2012

blue or red in a yellow land

The first time that I had the privilege of leading a congregation through a presidential election, my toes were tapping to the sound of Fleetwood Mac singing, “Don’t stop, thinking about tomorrow.” The promise of the song felt natural to … Continue reading

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falling with the autumn leaves

As the leaves dance to the earth, I am keenly aware of the breath holding them in their descent. This is the breath that fills my lungs, calms my soul, and connects me with you. This summer I turned 50 … Continue reading

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Worshipping facts, following gut… learning to be more mindful.

Leaving choir practice on Thursday night, I was in a place of hopeful peacefulness. In that space together we had touched sorrow and also delight, singing our way through the chaos of life, beginning and ending in prayer. And it … Continue reading

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first do no harm – a friend confesses

It was bound to happen, but I was no less surprised by the jolt. My friend who has been a support through the myriad of changes in my own life came out to me. She has been a confidante as … Continue reading

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