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Though you’ve broken your vows a thousand times [re-covenant in a museum]

  I spent much of this week in a city I deeply love, which is also a place with which I am in the process of becoming something else.  “Visitor” doesn’t quite get there, and “stranger” never will . .

1 week ago

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Of Legos and literal warfare

Yesterday, one of my kids threw a rock at the other one. Both are fine; it was one of those brotherly “accidentally-on-purpose” things, and fortunately didn’t even leave a mark. And believe you me, th

12/28/2016 02:29:39 PM

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Dear white girl from Kansas: (I choose them)

Wow, it’s been a few years.  More than that, actually—time flies, right?  We don’t keep in touch, and even though we lived and worked less than 30 miles from each other for the last six years, I haven

11/21/2016 11:53:43 AM

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A Letter to a New Minister (Kendyl Gibbons, on the occasion of my ordination)

  My dear Jordinn, You are to be congratulated for your courage, if nothing else, in thus affording me yet one more opportunity to offer you instruction, just in case all my prior efforts now appear t

06/07/2016 12:23:23 PM

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When freedom’s just another word . . .

Two Sundays ago, I attended St. James Episcopal Cathedral in Chicago. It’s the home of the Episcopal Archdiocese of Chicago, and delivers the full smells-and-bells liturgical worship—so give it a miss

04/14/2016 03:03:41 PM

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