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The Word Became

A homily for Christmas, prepared for the Friday Red Door Healing Service at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Friday, December 23rd, 2016 John 1:1-14 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

For the past two days, I’ve been a lay delegate to the 220th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia.  I’ve sat and walked, listened and spoke, wrangled and voted, reconnected with friends and made new connections.  All in … Continue reading

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Spoken Word

When I was twenty-one and in social work school, I look a class in solution-focused brief therapy.  Back in the day, this was cutting edge and transformational to the way in which traditional psychotherapy was taught: lengthy problem-focused assessment and … Continue reading

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Labor of Love

It’s Labor Day, that American holiday where we celebrate workers, summer, and back to school all rolled into one. My family and I spent most of the weekend relaxing at the water, but we came home in time for a … Continue reading

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Holy Ground 6: Writing

The first full week of Lent is drawing to a close.  I have been “Cultivating Sacred Space” along with my faith community, and I have been writing on the theme of Holy Ground to correspond with the theme.  The past … Continue reading

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Our Words

“Now is the only time. How we relate to it creates the future. In other words, if we’re going to be more cheerful in the future, it’s because of our aspiration and exertion to be cheerful in the present. What … Continue reading

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