SETTING THE INNER COMPASS – January 2023

6 mins read

Yesterday I took the well-worn 2022 calendars off our dining room and kitchen wall and hung the brand new 2023 ones. I like calendars. In the kitchen we have one from Iona and another with amazing photographs of turtles. On the dining room wall is my favorite, a Kelly Latimore

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SETTING THE INNER COMPASS – Early Winter 2022

5 mins read

Early winter is, for me, a hard season. The days are short and in my corner of the world it is often gray and wet. The baseball season is over. Christmas brings its light and joy but then we move into the heart of the long winter waiting for resurrection.

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WOMAN Cycle

10 mins read

Women worldwide continue to be stigmatized, excluded, and discriminated against simply because of the lack of understanding of women’s natural body cycle. Unfortunately, menstruation is still considered unspeakable in polite conversation, society, or church. This has been made even more prescient in light of the recent shortages and price hikes

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SETTING THE INNER COMPASS

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Reading poetry is one of the ways some of us nourish our faith, a way we set or reset our inner compass and stay focused on the big picture, on the spiritual journey. I know that is true for me. ‘Setting the Inner Compass’, is a column where I share

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SETTING THE INNER COMPASS – October 2022

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Reading poetry is one of the ways some of us nourish our faith, a way we set or reset our inner compass and stay focused on the big picture, on the spiritual journey. I know that is true for me. ‘Setting the Inner Compass’, is a column where I share

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Setting the Inner Compass- August 2022

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Reading poetry is one of the ways some of us nourish our faith, a way we set or reset our inner compass and stay focused on the big picture, on the spiritual journey. I know that is true for me. ‘Setting the Inner Compass’, is a column where I share

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SETTING THE INNER COMPASS-July 2022

7 mins read

The first poem is by Ada Limón, who this month was appointed the 24th US poet Laureate. The poem, "Instructions on Not Giving Up", is from her National Book Critic’s award-winning book, The Carrying. She celebrates the unfurling of a new leaf, a sign of hope despite “the mess of

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Sermon: 225th GA Presbyterian Church USA

12 mins read

To the Presbyterian Church USA, The General Assembly, and the coordinating committee, I offer my sincere thanks for this opportunity to share, worship, and reflect together. I pray that this message helps us to grow and continue on our journey to be the church we are called to be. Growing

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Setting the Inner Compass: June 2022

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Reading poetry is one of the ways some of us nourish our faith, a way we set or reset our inner compass and stay focused on the big picture, on the spiritual journey. I know that is true for me. ‘Setting the Inner Compass’, is a column where I share

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SETTING THE INNER COMPASS – May 2022

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Reading poetry is one of the ways some of us nourish our faith, a way we set or reset our inner compass and stay focused on the big picture, on the spiritual journey. I know that is true for me. ‘Setting the Inner Compass’, is a column where I share

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