Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Simple Song

Do you remember the very first Sunday School song you ever learned?  Or the first hymn that grabbed hold of you?  I do.  The Sunday school song I remember I learned when I was a wee thing.  Maybe four.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Close to home

Sometimes the headlines hit close to home.  So it was for me this week.  The finish line of the Boston Marathon was six blocks from my mother-in-law’s apartment.  A friend ran in the marathon.  A former student from Sandia Prep … Continue reading

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Friday Five: A Hint of Randomness

1.  How are you doing?  What’s going on in your life? This is a red-letter day for me:  the two rambunctious cattle dogs have finally learned to heel so the morning walk was a delight; that walk was followed by … Continue reading

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Google’s Doodle

Did you hear all the sound and fury that erupted this week over a doodle by Google?  Or did all that escape you as it did me?  It was only yesterday that I heard about Google’s great offense—their placing a … Continue reading

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Reflections on the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Yesterday was the feast day of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Forty-five years ago  he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.  He was there to stand with sanitation workers as they called for a living wage just as five years before … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Kicking Back

It’s the week after Easter and all through the church, clergy and church ladies are kicking back. Taking a break.  Treating themselves to spa trips and lunches and lattes too.  But not me.  My kicking back will have to wait. … Continue reading

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