Tag Archives: VIM

Making History

This post was first published on May 5, 2013. Today on the NPR program Morning Edition, historian Charles Emerson was discussing his new book 1913.  He made a comment that literally stopped me in my tracks to reach for a pen and paper:  … Continue reading

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Making the History We Want to Live in

The news this morning is particularly ugly — bombings, natural disasters, refugee crises, government corruption, nasty presidential primary politics, armed conflict in every corner. I am reminded of a post I wrote for this blog in 2013 which I am … Continue reading

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My Blueberry Muffin Ministry

1 egg 1/2 C milk 1/4 C vegetable oil . . . The recipe is ingrained in my brain. It is my mother’s recipe for blueberry muffins.  I make these muffins nearly every day. I get the bowls, spoons, measuring … Continue reading

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Becoming a Wounded Healer – Part 4

Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.  You have turned my mourning  into dancing; you have taken my off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. Psalm 30: 5b; 11-12 (NRSV) Dallas Willard, philosopher, theologian, … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Formation Tip from the Food Network

LIVING AS APPRENTICES Have you ever heard of mise en place (pronounced me-zahn-plahs)?  Mise en place is a French term that literally translates to “set in place.” In the culinary world it means  having everything ready to cook and in its … Continue reading

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