Monthly Archives: July 2010

Good Neighbors: It’s Not a Matter of Fences

Good Neighbors:  It’s Not a Matter of Fences A Sermon Preached by the Rev. Susan Allison-Hatch “And who is my neighbor?” the young lawyer asks Jesus. Is there a soul in Christendom who does not know at least in rough … Continue reading

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Farewell to Hemlock Alley and thanks to the punk priest who brought me there.

On Thursday nights we gather on Hemlock Alley, a one-block stretch of life behind the scenes.  To the west of us the traffic on Van Ness, condominiums, fog horns and, at some distance, the restless sea; to the east of … Continue reading

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4th of July: Gifts of the Day

I love the 4th of July—parades, speeches, honor guards, readings from the Declaration of Independence, the smell of charcoal, folks huddled together on blankets, sparklers, fire works, and the grand finale—bursts of sound and bolts of light crashing through the … Continue reading

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