Category Archives: God in the Streets

“Harsh News” – how do we keep listening and grow from it?

I offer these locations for response in the hope that I will hear back from others as to if you recognize anything of your experience in this. (If not, let me know what you do find in your experience.) Continue reading

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The Suffering of Others and my Joy?

Her garden is as beautiful as her life is painful. I hope that the beauty does something to mitigate the pain, but I am not so sure. Continue reading

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Daily Writing

The purpose of this post is to encourage other people to write, because writing has a way of opening life to us that may not othewise happen. In it I tell you a bit about how and why I write … Continue reading

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A Grammar of Connection, “I ain’t ever had a job…” Sachel Page

                              Rest in Peace,  Walter Bryant                          Jan 20, 1947 – March 5, 2012 This posting was originally written for my friend, Walter Bryant. I have just heard that he died this morning around 6 am. Two days before he … Continue reading

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On The Inside

What happens on the inside of a life that has at the core some quality of faith and spiritual substance? I am pondering this because I am” watching” some people I know who have very different understandings about what it … Continue reading

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Finding God on the Calendar: Holy Saturday

Calendars are powerful pages; they have a capacity to give names and meaning to days Continue reading

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Before the Fray Begins

Spring Quarter begins tomorrow for me. I will be teaching, “Lamentations Ancient and Postmodern” for the first and possibly only time at the School of Theology & Ministry at Seattle University. Knowing how it is that academic quarters can run … Continue reading

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… you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices.

“You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy.”  John 16:20 I have been sad for a variety of reasons— several friends who are seriously ill, others who are dying, friends who are in between things in life and … Continue reading

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An Act of Soliciting… from Life

“… mindful of the whole body of writing from which the extract comes, and equally attuned to life: the city, the street, other [hu]men[s].” Continue reading

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A Calling into the World – engineers

The Sons of Mary “have cast their burden upon the Lord, and – the
Lord He lays it on Martha’s Sons!”

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