Tag Archives: Mental health

The Face I See

A Sermon for the Last Sunday after Pentecost, Year A  (Christ the King) Lectionary Readings Sometimes the Reign of Christ looks like a short, hunched-over women with wildly cut hair, sipping sweet tea with lemon, savoring the last bite of … Continue reading

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In Your Eyes

At dinner a few nights ago, my daughter asked, “what is the most important thing to remember in a social situation when you get nervous?” I answered, without hesitation: “Look people in the eyes.” It seems like simple advice, I … Continue reading

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Prodigal Mother

I have been thinking today about a story that doesn’t really belong to me; it is the story of two people that I took in mostly by observation and just a touch of interaction.  It is their story, although I … Continue reading

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Ruth’s Birthday

When I was an undergrad, I took a course in Social Dynamics of Poverty. I still remember the lessons I this class, and my instructor Dr. Shirley Lord…both course and instructor left a lasting impression. If it were taught today, … Continue reading

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