Monthly Archives: May 2014

Come Celebrate with Us

With thanks to Walt Whitman We celebrate. With cake and ice cream, prayers and songs, poems and dances, With eulogies, stories, and photos, We celebrate our lives, our past, and our future. We celebrate. With hummingbirds sipping from the salvia, … Continue reading

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Radical Acceptance

Who are you? When people meet, they want to know who you are. Many of us are a bit shy and nervous about revealing much. Perhaps we worry about rejection because we are not smart enough, wealthy enough, or because … Continue reading

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Whose Call Do You Answer?

Sunday was Mother’s Day.  One of our members brought pink roses for everyone to honor our mothers.  It was also Good Shepherd Sunday (John 10:1-10.)  No one brought sheep but we talked about what it meant for us to listen … Continue reading

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A Day of Hope

A week ago, a nephew married and my mind went back to the words of the Rt. Rev. Richard Chartes as he began the Royal wedding ceremony three years ago, calling the wedding day a Day of Hope, as every … Continue reading

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The Light Gets In

After months of knitting, I aimed my finished sweater at the trashcan beneath sink. My Grandmother Sonja’s hand on my arm stopped me. “Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” (Leonard … Continue reading

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Where Is the Light in Your Life?

  Do you recognize light and grace in your life even when bad things happen?  Every life is difficult and contains pain and suffering.  Gut every life is also infused with God’s light and grace. I do belong to a … Continue reading

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