September 12 logistics

If you’re coming to the interfaith “Sharing Our Texts” gathering at Gabriel Park on September 12th (1-3 p.m. PDT), note that the best way to find us will be by entering the park from SW Vermont onto SW 42nd, which takes you into the park. The road takes a sharp left into the parking lot, […]

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details on September 12 Interfaith event: Sharing Our Texts

Wow! I’ve been really surprised by the friendly and encouraging emails I’ve received — mostly from people I don’t (yet) know personally — expressing interest in this! The plans are taking shape…. We’ll be gathering on Sunday, 12 September, 1-3pm in the picnic area of Gabriel Park (along SW Vermont). In the event of inclement […]

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September 12: Sharing Our Texts

In addition to my work as a writer/journalist I am a seminary-trained interfaith minister and religious diversity teacher. Naturally, I was outraged when I heard about a Florida pastor calling for a “Burn a Qur’an Day” on September 11 of this year. The Dove World Outreach Center plans to host a bonfire on the evening […]

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why I have been quiet

I’ve been quiet on this space for a while. That hasn’t been out of laziness or lack of something useful to say. Rather, I’ve been silent out of concern over who’s been reading my blog. I have attracted a stalker, you see. It started not quite three months ago, when I was approached by someone […]

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choosing a uniform

I’ve never liked shopping. I know it’s very anti-girlie of me, but picking out clothes and trying on new outfits is not my idea of a fun time. I’d rather be reading, climbing, napping, or possibly getting my teeth drilled. I don’t pay much attention to fashion. I dress for comfort rather than style. When […]

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quandaries of moving

While I’m in the process of moving my things — and my life — from my condo into Mike’s house, I’m still navigating the controlled chaos of living in two different places. I’ve been splitting my time between our respective residences for about a year-and-a-half now, maintaining my own living and office space in my […]

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unlived lives and spiritual leadership

Are you living the life you want? This isn’t a sales pitch or an inspirational speech, just something I’ve been thinking about lately. Someone close to me commented recently that he “hates” his life right now, so I imagine I’m not the only one pondering what could be different. Whether it’s a milestone like graduation […]

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