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April 20, 2013
love is the voice under all silences; the hope which has no opposite in fear;...
April 18, 2013
Hunting Only for Kindness
I was scrubbing the dishes this evening, hot steam rising up from the sink, when...
April 12, 2013
Help: We All Need Somebody, Sometime
I have learned a thing or two about asking for help these past two weeks....
April 05, 2013
A is for…Afebrile.
I was braced for a strange and challenging week with my partner out-of-state for a...
March 29, 2013
Yes, Sweetie, Your Mama’s An Atheist…Minister. It Happens. Now, About This Sunday…
Last September, we moved to the "Little Rome" section of Northeast Washington, D.C. I expected...
March 23, 2013
Suprised by Joy: the Gift of Forgiveness
“Forgiveness can begin the moment we accept that the past cannot be changed.” These words,...
March 21, 2013
Though March is not the season of Ordinary Time according to the Roman Catholic calendar,...
March 15, 2013
What’s (Not) To Worry About?
Well, it's not the end of the world, by a long stretch. In fact, it's...
March 08, 2013
This Is What’s Happening
This is what's happening, now. It is the last day of our week-and-a-half West Coast...
February 06, 2013
Beyonce at Half-Time
OK, I will admit that, in spite of living in the San Francisco Bay Area,...
January 20, 2013
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
As we approach the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, I...
December 28, 2012
Love & Grief: Two Sides of the Same Coin
One night as the on-call hospital chaplain, I witnessed the end of three marriages, each...
December 24, 2012
For So the Children Come
For each child that’s born A morning star rises and sings to the universe who...
December 15, 2012
The Day After Newtown: Finding Our Way
And so we wake up the morning after, and it wasn’t a dream. The children...
October 21, 2012
Truth be told, I don’t feel like writing a blog this morning. I just feel...
August 25, 2012
The furor over Rep. Todd Akin’s astonishingly irresponsible and oft-quoted remarks this week has once...
July 10, 2012
It Could Have Been Otherwise
We spent the Fourth of July like many others do. We got together with family...
June 10, 2012
“I didn’t say it was fair, I said it was the law.”
I asked my ex, my partner of almost twenty years from whom I separated three...
June 06, 2012
Summer and Sabbath
My thirteen-year-old daughter and I have different ideas about what it is that she will...
May 23, 2012
What Kind of a Parent is God?
Women’s studies classes in college introduced me to the idea of feminine images of...
May 16, 2012
Still Mulling Over Mitt Scissorhands
Apparently the story of Mitt Romney’s highschool “hijinks” has now moved on from the news...
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