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Guiding Grace

I generally consider myself to be a relatively intact person of faith: in God, in people, in the slow-yet-progressing movement of humanity’s arc toward Justice.  This past week, I felt a lot of practical, daily acts of faith being put … Continue reading

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The Week Back

There have been very few years of my life that haven’t involved a significant shift in schedule immediately following Labor Day. In all honesty, there have been only two years of my life since my own start of Kindergarten where … Continue reading

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Quiet Confidence

It’s been a few days since I have sat still long enough to put words to paper here on small points of light.  In spite of the heat and humidity of a Virginia summer, the only place I wanted to … Continue reading

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Asking

Tonight is a quiet night in my house. Homework is happening upstairs, and the news is on in the next room. I have work I could do (as is generally the case). But, I am feeling so much awe…ordinary, everyday, … Continue reading

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Lost or Hibernating?

I have heard my daughter describe herself as “mother to a thousand stuffed animals.” Since she was a toddler, the “stuffies” that come into her life have names, homes, and imaginative stories that give them substance beyond plush and stuffing. … 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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Confirmation

I sat in the front of my church, along with people I had come to know well and care for deeply. Bishop Gulick was presiding, and for this I was grateful because I had met him before when I sang … Continue reading

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