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What do you hope for?

Last weekend, our parish set up an enormous graffiti-board at a festival called Flowermart  that we knew was going to draw a couple thousand people. (Jim Quigley blogged about the idea here: http://stalbansdc.org/the-daily-cup/from-bones-to-hope/.) What happened was pretty magical: People of all ages … Continue reading

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Vote your life

Last night was a tough evening for me. One of our major political parties pretty much handed the nomination to a racist bigot, many of whose ideas would involve significant injury to groups of people that the Bible commands us … Continue reading

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Almost-spring

I woke this morning to the wind, wuthering around my home. It does that, this time of year: howls like a lost soul, or like something mighty that is struggling to break into the world. It drives me out onto … Continue reading

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What NOW God?

The past month has been a tumultuous time at church.  I realize I’m putting that mildly for some and that perhaps for others there hasn’t been a sense of turbulence.   With that as the backdrop, I had a moment … Continue reading

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Je me souviens, Paris

The first time I saw Paris, I was sixteen years old. I had come there to meet a family of strangers, the Tabastes, with whom I would live for three weeks as part of a language exchange program. They met … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

Over the last several months, our nation has been compelled to undertake a serious examination of the ways we treat our African-American brothers and sisters, and particularly of the ways that they interact with many police forces. For people of … Continue reading

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Return to me

Is it true or not? Do the swallows return to the Mission at San Juan Capistrano in California every year on March 19, or not? What apparently is true, despite all the publicity and a festival devoted to the cause, … Continue reading

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