Monthly Archives: August 2013

MLK Memorial

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A tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington I stand, humbled, as I watch a woman, steadfast behind her walker taking each step from the bus to the stone memorial with the same determination as she did … Continue reading

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Healing Arts

It was mid-afternoon one late summer Sunday. I moved idly around my little house outside Buffalo, picking up the clutter and talking to my cat, Shadow. I was feeling angst-filled, which was pretty typical at that time of my life. … Continue reading

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(Bat) Wings of Morning

Batty By Shel Silverstein The baby bat Screamed out in fright, “Turn on the dark, I’m afraid of the light.” It’s been my habit for quite some time now to start my day in meditation or contemplative prayer. One of … Continue reading

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Truth to Power

Social workers often get accused of being bleeding-heart liberals who hug trees and sing “kum-ba-yah.” Like most stereotypes, there is a reason why this image emerged. Maybe it comes from our genetic predisposition, or a lived experience that environmentally propels … Continue reading

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Mirroring Immensity

I was at Shrine Mont this weekend having some personal retreat time when this poem found me. I journeyed the labyrinth there carrying the phrase “Mirroring your Immensity” which seemed to resonate with me deeply. This phrase…and the images of … Continue reading

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Waiting Game

I have been working around my house today while trying to think of some pithy or poignant story about waiting in response to this week’s “Who is My Neighbor” theme. But, the cold and hard truth is that I do … Continue reading

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Found Blessing

This week I have been going through countless piles of old books (and toys, and clothes….) in my daughter’s room while she is away at camp. She is hitting double digits and adolescence is rapidly approaching, so its out with … Continue reading

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Lake Walk

I dropped my daughter off at camp yesterday, which brought back a rush of memories for me of my own camp experiences. Most memorable for me were the two years during high school where I spent my summers as a … Continue reading

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