Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Cultural Kool-Aid of pre-Easter Peeps

In the fourth century, as recorded in the diary of a young traveler named Egeria, Christians in Jerusalem marked Holy Week by keeping Vigil night after night, reading huge chunks of scripture and singing psalm after psalm, traveling to the … Continue reading

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Getting Dressed with God

One of the things I love about this week is how goofy everyone looks. Taken off guard by the 80 degree weather, folks are scrambling together outfits appropriate to the day, while too busy to actually root through the attic … Continue reading

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Writing towards resurrection

Every day around Watertown, people write stories. School kids in classrooms, grad students in cafes, professionals in their home offices, and lots of others. On any day of the week, if you gathered folks who had written stories that day … Continue reading

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Once and Future Toy?

I ran into this unofficial installation at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, when I stopped in to pick up the clay creatures my kids had crafted over winter break. Poor rocking horse, all broken and done for, waiting to … Continue reading

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