Nike and Rainbow Flags

Though I’d intended to blog daily in the weeks leading up to the making of our 17th CD, June found me in a whirl of end-of-the-year parties, potlucks, celebrations, graduations,…

Martha, Mary and Michaelmas (And Cheryl Wheeler and Louis C.K.)

Sept. 29, 2013 Scripture: Luke 10:38-423 8 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to…

Uncle Henry

On June 1st I got this crazy Idea that I should blog every day for the month. Why? Because it’s the second month of my Happiness Project, and my theme…

Light in the Darkness

Our enormously productive economy‚Ķ demands that we make consumption our way of life, that we convert the buying and use of goods into rituals, that we seek our spiritual satisfaction,…

Apple Products Anonymous

I’ve figured out one sure sweet pleasure. On occasional Mondays, I unplug my new Hofner bass, pack it up and drive into town with my Beatles scores and head down…

Price of Admission

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.”-Khalil Gibran Last week, the phrase “crawling out of one’s skin” came to mind a lot. I…

Thoughts on Sandy Hook and the Incarnation

I haven’t written on this page since December took me down the dark rabbit hole of holiday prep, end-of-year festivities, and of course the terrible news. I have written many…

Windows Onto Each Other’s Lives

View of the new church from the Parish House Last Sunday, the church that burned to the ground on Jan 17, 2010, rose from the ash and opened its doors…

God Is in the Numbers:Republican Math and Self-Disclosure

I feel for the Republicans. It’s no fun to confront reality after years of believing one’s own math. But of course, I am not a Republican, and this time around,…