Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sunset

This poem conveys where I am right now, tonight, on this magnificent journey. Calmly living and growing in this space in-between. Sunset Slowly the west reaches for clothes of new colors which it passes to a row of ancient trees. … Continue reading

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Daily Bread

My daughter once remarked, while lunching with a group of my colleagues, that she was a “cheeseatarian.” She fits the description…sneaking cheese at any opportunity while I am cooking, and willingly passing up any and all other sources of protein … Continue reading

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To the Moon

When I walked outside late last night, after the rain, the moon was majestically beautiful. It was one of those nights where I am paralyzed, where I stand and stare, taking in each moon-beam and soaking it up into my … Continue reading

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Radical Hospitality and Kimchee

During the years I was enrolled in my PhD program, student office space was a valuable commodity around which a whole culture of room assignment had emerged. When each cohort was admitted, we all shared one big room, each entering … Continue reading

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Bonus Assignment

“Don’t you notice that there are particular moments when you are naturally inspired to introspection? Work with them gently, for these are the moments when you can go through a powerful experience, and your whole worldview can change quickly.” ― … Continue reading

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Good Samaritans and Great Neighbors

(Week 1 of a 16 week “Who is My Neighbor?” faith formation series at St. Thomas Episcopal Church) The Master Story: The Parable of the Good Samaritan Lectionary Gospel Reading: Luke 10:25-37 The Gospel reading for this week provides us … Continue reading

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Briefly it Enters

One of the joys of being on vacation is the blissful leisure of reading. Often, I have a stack of novels in my vacation queue, but on this particular week of break from my professional life, poems are what seems … Continue reading

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Who is My Neighbor: Introduction

This blog, small points of light, has been (and continues to be) my forum to chronicle the daily moments along the journey of life where clarity or inspiration appear. I originally started this blog as a time-limited undertaking during lent … Continue reading

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Have the Conversation

In this week where we are about to celebrate the Fourth of July, we the people of the United States have finally started having a conversation. Granted, we are still firing up our grills and bantering about whether air shows … Continue reading

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