Showing Up

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The desert in blessed springtime… Crystal blue skies, perfect temperatures, and actual green stuff creeping up through the sand; birds singing, bunnies hopping, colorful citrus ripe for plucking and juicing. All this abundance, AND, come Holy Week? You don’t have to order palm branches. You just ask folks to bring you the trash from their yard cleanup, and there you go. Instant parade. Church folks love to march down aisles. Even in a place like mine that is decidedly ‘low church,’ we … [Read more...]

A Handful of Change

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Recession, re-shmession. I know it's tough out there. I know people have lost jobs and healthcare coverage. I know firsthand that, practically overnight, some of our homes were suddenly worth nothing. Not even what we spent on new landscaping. I know that people have been displaced, heartbroken, cheated, and kicked around in general by the economy these last few years. But people, we spent $1.5 BILLION on lottery tickets this week. You and me. And only 3 of us won. Now, lottery is all … [Read more...]