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At the Corner of Common St. and All Saints Day

This morning as I waited for the light at the corner of Common Street and Mt. Auburn, I glanced over at the cemetery. It was a dark but searing morning. Everything about the weather and the light announced in all … Continue reading

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Things are looking up

We should have an eclipse every day. In the midst of a season of truly awful words and actions filling the news daily, yesterday’s eclipse was like a secular Easter. I was part of a huge crowd that gathered near … Continue reading

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Difference is Holy

Difference is holy. This photo shows campers and staff from our Vacation Garden School yesterday doing something counter-cultural. They are holding hands and listening to one another. They are Episcopalians, Roman Catholics, Jews, Muslims, African-American, white, Pakistani, Chinese, Armenian. They … Continue reading

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Grief, Faith and Flowers

I am at Russo’s, staring at the cut flowers. This is the first time I have found myself overwhelmed by the task of choosing flowers. Shoppers are coming and going, elbows out, determined to get their fresh pasta and head … Continue reading

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Re-creation

The photo here captures the quiet bliss of creation and recreation on a New England pond. It was not taken in Watertown. I’ve not been in Watertown for a while. I’ve just returned from a three-month sabbatical. When I left … Continue reading

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Notes on an Overfull Time

What a winter. I’ve not posted here for sooo long. My kitchen is sooo messy. My inbox is soooo full. My heart is soooo full, too. So let me summarize the last 6 weeks of my life out and about … Continue reading

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Bowling Together

I passed this lovely little “free library” while walking from Watertown Toyota to the church today. It made me think of my mom. My mother had a natural gift for connecting people. And she took it for granted that neighbors … Continue reading

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