Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gather Us In

Less than thirty-six hours ago, people with whom I work—people with whom I serve—were lying face-down on the ground as bullets ricocheted through the air.  They had come to the corner of Broadway and Coal to be part of an … Continue reading

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Pictures on the Ofrenda

Tomorrow we celebrate one of my most favorite days of the year–Dia de los Muertos.  The nave comes alive with pictures of those we love but see no longer.  For a moment, that silent cloud of witnesses, our fellow members … Continue reading

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Opening Portals

This morning, at the end of the service at St. Martin’s–the day shelter where I lead morning worship, a man came up to me and asked in a rather plaintive tone of voice, “Is Jesus saying that if we just … Continue reading

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Friday Five: A Different Take on Babies and Beyond

Some folks go gaga over babies.  They love their newness, their smell, their roly-polyness.  I am not one of them. Give me a fifteen-year-old any day.  I like their rawness, their honesty, their in-betweenness.  And I love their inventive minds. … Continue reading

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