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Quick Sunday Update

Lovely poem from Grace Paley this morning on The Writer’s Almanac daily e-mail.  Titled “In the Bus” … a visit from a long ago child bringing an invitation … out of the blue, on a bus in Western Mass … … Continue reading

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Just Human Nature

Although I tend to avoid organized religion as much as possible, I have always had a strange fascination with Judaism. The history and community around the faith had, in the past, struck a chord within me. It was not until … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas, Everyone!

In the spirit of Christmas in America, here’s a question for you:  When you click that “Buy” button at Amazon, ever wonder what happens? I just stumbled upon a post on Gizmodo about The Secret Lives of Amazon’s Elves.  It’s … Continue reading

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Couple of Quick Things

First off – congratulations to Swarthmore College on selecting its 14th president – and to Rebecca S. Chopp on being that person.  She is currently the President of Colgate … and a scholar of religion and American Culture.  Nice to … Continue reading

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Missionary Mission Accomplished (Almost)

I am so discouraged by the perversions of meaning and truth and decency promulgated by this administration that I hardly know where to begin … but here goes. The latest has to do with news of US soldiers proselytizing in … Continue reading

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