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Remembering Who You Are

Remembering Who You Are

My friend R- said, “Before long I won’t remember who you are. I won’t really remember who I am.” For over forty years I’ve called R- to catch up and stay connected. Who he is has shaped the course of my life. He was a gifted teacher, dedicated to nurturing not only...
Looking for God

Looking for God

From the introduction to Looking for God in Messy Places….. These days Anne Lamott may be an accomplished skier, but a few years ago she would warm up with the beginners for a while and then stick with the easiest intermediate slope. Once, after several goes on...
The Choice We Face

The Choice We Face

Julius Henry Marx was born in a room above a butcher shop on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on October 2, 1890. By the name Julius, this man may be unfamiliar to you. Most people know him as Groucho. Groucho Marx, who died in 1977, developed a trademark look for...
How Grace Works

How Grace Works

I’ve been thinking about power lately. About how it can heal and how it can destroy. About how it can raise people up and how it can diminish them. Grace is one sort of power. Violence is another. The late Norman Maclean’s lovely story “A River Runs Through It”...
How Imperfect People Love

How Imperfect People Love

“It’s not about you, it’s about them.” When I’ve been injured by another person’s cruel words or actions, friends have said this to me. Maybe your friends have consoled you in a similar way. And there is sad truth to what my friends have said. Some people offload...
Inspired

Inspired

If you’re always watching your step, you’re not really dancing. The spiritual life is about dancing. Here are some thoughts on being spiritual. Have a listen: I talk about more everyday spirituality in A Resurrection Shaped Life. You can check it out here. Read...