Monthly Archives: May 2014

Writing about Writing

STAYING OPEN: WRITING AS AN ACT OF FAITH For the next several months, I will be part of a writers group at a seminary in my town. The group is devoted to  Staying Open – Writing as an Act of Faith. … Continue reading

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Living in the Tension

STAYING OPEN: WRITING AS AN ACT OF FAITH I’m learning, in writing as in living, that sometimes we just have to live in the tension. I completed two writing assignments in the last few days and am beginning a larger … Continue reading

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A Memory Blitz

MY JOURNEY I’ve been on a memory blitz this month.  Other people might call it cleaning.  The whole adventure was prompted by my second retirement, which made the fact of my age quite clear to me. We are in the … Continue reading

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Let’s Kick the Theology of Progress off the Throne

LIVING AS APPRENTICES “Τhe theology of progress forces us to act before we are ready. We speak before we know what to say. We respond before we feel the truth of what we know. In the process, we inadvertently create … Continue reading

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Quote for Today (and every Day)

This quote brought me to tears this morning.  The beauty of the writing enhances the beauty of the thought. “I beg you, Lord, let the glowing and honey-sweet force of your love draw my mind away from all things that … Continue reading

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Sacramental Living

LIVING AS APPRENTICES Did you hear the birds this morning- really hear the call and response, the poetry of the chirping?  Did you taste the salt and peppery flavor and relish the warmth of your scrambled eggs?  Were you shocked … Continue reading

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See You on the Race Track

Living As Apprentices I recently discovered an old photo of myself in pink workout suit, grinning widely and holding a huge “gold” medal.   You see, more than two decades ago I was a race walker of sorts.  A friend … Continue reading

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