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Weed is a subjective term

Here’s our lovely food pantry plot at the Nichols Ave. Community Garden. Officially, we are growing basil, beans, tomatoes, japaleno peppers, and oregano. Unofficially, but very providentially, we are growing purslane. It’s in this photo — It looks like a … Continue reading

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The Real Deal at the Real Meal

On Thursday, we ate at McDonalds (drive thru). On Friday, friends treated us to pizza. Saturday found us again eating in the car, as we wended our way to a soccer game in Malden. Then came Sunday. What a blessing: … Continue reading

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One Thing Leads to Another (Thank God)

Deb started it. She said, “You know, we should collect canned goods for the food pantry every week.” So we did. We told everyone in the congregation, “Our goal is for everyone to bring one item every week.” We put … Continue reading

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Blessing for a Community Garden

What a beautiful celebration last Sunday, at Watertown’s new community garden! So many wonderful people worked for many months to make it happen. I was honored to be asked to offer a blessing. So I adapted an Ute prayer and … Continue reading

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Way Beyond Tuna Casserole

On one level, it’s just a meal. On another level, it’s the reign of God breaking in and scattering the darkness from before our path. A potluck dinner in a church basement is such an archetypal scene. Where’s the surprise? … Continue reading

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