Back soon.

It’s almost always interesting to be on the other side of the service you provide. We’re on the receiving end of hospital care for a couple days after a fall and a small fracture for Nancy. I’m discovering again what I already knew–I’m grateful for the compassionate care provided by my coworkers. And I’m grateful […]

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House rules

If you play the game “Monopoly”, you know that there is a square called “Free Parking.” In the game rules, that’s what it is. A space that makes no requirements, offers no benefits. You also know that there are spaces where you must draw a card, and the card can give you money from the […]

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A simple Monday prayer.

The clocks changed on Sunday. Our bodies take longer than a day. In the groggy, fogginess of recalibration of minds and bodies and hearts that is required in early November in my part of the country, these words of Paul feel more aspirational than factual, more like what would be nice than what is true. […]

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A prayer for the thirty-first Sunday in ordinary time.

God. We feel disconnected. Isolated. Lonely.  Even when we are with people all day long, helping, serving, working, we feel disconnected. Even with invisible community connections of chat, we feel lonely. And when we are away from home, away from routine, away from what we know best and do best, we feel isolated.  We feel […]

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