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Tomato Seeds and Soul Tending

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I am a gardener. I find the process of tending plants – from seed to sprout, greenhouse to ground, flower to fruit – to be deeply nourishing to my soul. This has been profoundly true this season, as death claimed the life of a dear soul friend and gardening buddy just as she would have […]

Apr 8,2016No Comments


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Again we are here. Again grieving victims. Again horrified by violence. Again attempting, in vain, to parse the difference between an “act of terror” and a “mass shooting” (for the record, both are terrifying and neither is tolerable). Again folks are trotting out tired lines and lining up behind the same tiresome positions. Sound bite […]

Dec 4,2015No Comments

When Gratitude Replaces Anxiety

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Matthew 6:25-33; Psalm 126; Joel 2:21-27; 1 Timothy 2:1-7 We live in a world of hurt, trouble, and turmoil. At times, it seems as if, no matter where we turn, chaos reigns. This week I was reminded of a song by Mary Chapin Carpenter: In this world there’s a whole lot of trouble In this […]

Nov 24,2015No Comments