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Dear Mike Pence:


I don’t know you, sir, but through an extraordinary set of circumstances, you are in a position to help save our country. You seem like a smart guy, in a political sort of way. 639 more words

Occasional Essays

Minute Meditations for Hope and Peace

When despair grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, 345 more words

Journal Snippets: Seeking Serenity

Journal Snippets: Seeking Serenity

I’ll keep it simple today and share a few snippets from my journal. You guys seem to enjoy that, voyeurs that you are, and I truly must wrap up my gentleness sermon. 685 more words

The Spiritual Life

A Trump-Free Day. Kind Of. Not.

Finally a day where I’ve done what I was supposed to do! Except for the daily blog, that is. But here’s my offering, just under the wire. 340 more words

The Spiritual Life

Sexual Assault, Anger, and Gentleness

I may have to re-think this every-day blogging practice. I opened my journal this morning and realized that I haven’t written in six days, which is unheard of during my retreats in New Hampshire. 457 more words

The Spiritual Life

A Gentle Rain Trumps a Hurricane: Mental Health Day


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It’s warm inside the Vermont Quaker meetinghouse. A gentle rain patters on the roof and coaxes  golden trees circling the house to release their leaves to winter rest. 871 more words

The Spiritual Life